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Vulpia octoflora var. glauca (Sixweeks fescue)
San Antonio River Authority

Vulpia octoflora var. glauca

Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb. var. glauca (Nutt.) Fernald

Sixweeks Fescue, Slender 8-flowered Fescue

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Festuca gracilenta, Festuca octoflora var. glauca, Festuca octoflora var. tenella, Festuca tenella, Festuca tenella var. glauca, Vulpia octoflora var. tenella


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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1 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: BC , ON , QC

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0837 Collected Mar 27, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

USDA: Find Vulpia octoflora var. glauca in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Vulpia octoflora var. glauca in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Vulpia octoflora var. glauca


Record Modified: 2018-06-20
Research By: CBR

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