Taxonomy

Festuca arundinacea | Tall Fescue | Feisciú ard

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Meadows, roadsides and damp ground

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Living collection in the National Botanic Garden.

Use

Forage crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

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Further information

Strains of Tall Fescue have to some extent been used as pasture grasses but they are mostly coarser and less palatable then Meadow Fescue (Festuca pratensis)

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