Festuca pratensis   Meadow Fescue CC DD N

Festuca pratensis Festuca pratensis flower

Re-directed to Schedonorus pratensis.

This is one of our commonest grasses and has stems between 40 cm and 80 cm tall but fairly narrow leaves. It is used as a fodder crop. It is a tufted perennial grass found throughout England, Ireland and Wales and common in Scotland except for the highest mountain in the north.

Side of road into Cobh, Irish Republic 23rd June 2007

Added on 4th January 2008, updated 15th January 2009, updated 31st March 2010, updated and re-directed 26th May 2012

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