Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Festuca trachyphylla (Hack.) Krajina image
Photographer: Kitty Kohout           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Kurt Stüber
Family Poaceae
Festuca trachyphylla (Hack.) Krajina
hard fescue, sheep fescue
Festuca: ancient Latin name for some type of grass, obscure
trachyphylla: trachelos for "neck;" phyllon for "leaf"
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: perennial grass

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Flora of North America  (off site)
Festuca cinerea auct. non Vill.
Festuca duriuscula auct. non L.
Festuca duriuscula L. var. cinerea auct. non (Vill.) Krajina
Festuca longifolia auct. non Thuill.
Festuca ovina L. var. duriuscula auct. non (L.) Koch

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