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  Festuca octoflora Walter var. glauca (Nutt.) Fernald image
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Family Poaceae
Festuca octoflora Walter var. glauca (Nutt.) Fernald
six-weeks fescue
Festuca: ancient Latin name for some type of grass, obscure
octoflora: eight-flowered
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Status: Native
Plant: annual grass

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Drawing by Agnes Chase from Norman C. Fassett's Grasses of Wisconsin
Festuca gracilenta Buckley
Festuca octoflora Walter var. tenella (Willd.) Fernald
Festuca tenella Willd.
Festuca tenella Willd. var. glauca Nutt.
Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb. var. glauca (Nutt.) Fernald
Vulpia octoflora (Walter) Rydb. var. tenella (Willd.) Fernald

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