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Festuca idahoensis Elmer ssp. idahoensis
Idaho fescue

General Information
Symbol: FEIDI2
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   




Symbol Scientific Name
FEIDO Festuca idahoensis Elmer var. oregona (Hack. ex Beal) C.L. Hitchc.
FEIN Festuca ingrata (Hack. ex Beal) Rydb.
FEOCI Festuca occidentalis Hook. var. ingrata (Hack. ex Beal) B. Boivin
FEOCO2 Festuca occidentalis Hook. var. oregona (Hack.) B. Boivin
FEOVC2 Festuca ovina L. var. columbiana Beal
FEOVI Festuca ovina L. var. ingrata Hack. ex Beal
FEOVO Festuca ovina L. var. oregona Hack. ex Beal


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Festuca L. – fescue
Species Festuca idahoensis Elmer – Idaho fescue
Subspecies Festuca idahoensis Elmer ssp. idahoensis – Idaho fescue

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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