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Related to Festuca: Festuca arundinacea, fescues
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Noun1.Festuca - a genus of tufted perennial grasses of the family GramineaeFestuca - a genus of tufted perennial grasses of the family Gramineae
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
fescue, fescue grass, Festuca elatior, meadow fescue - grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns
Festuca ovina, sheep fescue, sheep's fescue - cultivated for sheep pasturage in upland regions or used as a lawn grass
silver grass - of Australia and New Zealand
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japonicus and Opuntia polyacantha, a perennial succulent; (2) seed production - Poa secunda and Sporobolus cryptandrus, perennial grasses, Festuca octoflora, an annual grass and Plantago patagonica, an annual forb; and (3) seedling emergence - Festuca octoflora, Pascopyrum patagonica, and two annual forbs, Androsace occidentalis and Hedeoma hispida.
The flowers wind their way through a bed of evergreen shrubs (variegated Abelia 'Miss Lemon' on the left and mounds of Festuca 'Beyond Blue' to the right).
Festuca carpetana (Poaceae), a new species for the Iberian flora
The project aims at locating, isolating and cloning genes for drought resistance and survival transferred from Festuca arundinacea (drought resistant) into Lolium multiflorum (drought susceptible).
It looks perfect in a rockery, but is also eye-catching in pots with the blue grass Festuca glauca.
A ADRIENNE SAYS: For a striking, low maintenance scheme with architectural qualities, combine blue festuca grasses with bold swathes of Carex Evergold, which has yellow and green foliage, in a gravel bed.
Entre estas plantas han aparecido dos taxones descritos por Boissier que son materiales tipo: Festuca elegans Boiss.
Try the sedge Carex coma ns `FrostedCurls', which has slender, silvery green leaves and is a good companion to more upright grasses such as Festuca glauca `ElijahBlue', which has narrow blue-grey leaves.
Ornamental grasses, festuca glauca, Ucinia Rubera, Carex Evergold, these will give a mixture of red, blue and gold throughout the year.
Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue', packed with lovely fine stems, 25cm (10in) tall, that are virtually blue.
owyheei transects Location Over 1 m from disc Within 1 m from disc Species Cover (%) SE Cover (%) SE Shrubs Artemesia tridentata 10.3(@) 0.94 6.9 1.27(*) Chrysothamnus nauseosus 0.3 0.07 0.2 -(#) Tetradymia canescens 0.1 - 0.0 -(#) Grasses Agropyron spicatum 13.1 0.66 14.6 1.58(*) Bromus tectorum 0.4 0.10 0.4 0.19 Elymus cinerus 0.2 0.14 0.0 -(#) Festuca idahoensis 2.3 0.19 5.8 1.06(*) Poa secunda 4.2 0.24 4.4 0.63 Sitanion hystrix 0.0 0.01 0.0 -(#) Stipa thurberiana 7.0 0.29 11.9 0.81(*) Vulpia octoflora 0.0 - 0.1 -(#) Forbs Achillea millefolium 0.0 0.01 0.0 -(#) Lomatium triternatum 0.2 0.07 0.3 0.11 Total 38.1 1.41 44.6 2.66(*) Cover measured to the nearest cm.
Above: Along the side of the house, blue fescue (Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue') and coppery-hued Carex festacea fringe a border of Agave attenuate 'Nova'.