Taxonomy

Festuca pratensis | Meadow Fescue | Feisciú móinéir

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Damp meadows and shady roadsides

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Material held in Oakpark, Teagasc. 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

A valuable hay and grazing grass for rich moist soils, often abundant in water meadows, low lying grasslands and old pastures especially on loamy or heavy soils. It is widespread across Europe and South West Asia and introduced in North America.