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Meadow Fescue - Schedonorus pratensis
Other Names:  Festuca pratensis, Lolium pratense

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 0

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General Description
Stems mostly 50–100 cm. Leaves: blades 3–7 mm wide, flat. Inflorescence a contracted, erect to nodding, panicle 10–23 cm long. Spikelets 6–9 mm long, with 4 to 9 florets. Lemmas awnless (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Introduced throughout all of N. America (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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