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Festuca versuta (Texas fescue)
Beckers, Eric

Festuca versuta

Festuca versuta Beal

Texas Fescue

Poaceae (Grass Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are usually minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye.


USA: AR , KS , OK , TN , TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Festuca versuta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Festuca versuta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Festuca versuta


Record Modified: 2021-05-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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