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*Festuca myuros Linnaeus. Rat-tail Fescue. Phen: Mar-Jun. Hab: Roadsides, fields, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Eurasia.

Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia

Synonymy: = FlGr, G, HC, K4, NY, RAB, S, S13, W, WV; = Vulpia myuros (L.) C.C.Gmel. – Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA24, Il, K1, K3, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, Pa, Tn, Va, WH3, Tucker (1996); > Vulpia megalura (Nutt.) Rydb. – Tx; > Vulpia myuros (L.) C.C.Gmel. – Tx; > Vulpia myuros (L.) C.C.Gmel. var. hirsuta Hack. – Meso6

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL (name change)
  • Great Plains: FAC (name change)
  • Midwest: FACU (name change)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU (name change)

Heliophily: 9

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