Festuca vivipara

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Festuca vivipara
Festuca polesica - Berlin Botanical Garden - IMG 8539.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Festuca
Species: F. vivipara
Binomial name
Festuca vivipara
auct. non (L.) Sm.

Festuca vivipara (viviparous sheep's-fescue) is a species of grass native to northern Europe, northern Asia, and subarctic North America.


  • Festuca vivipara ssp. glabra
  • Festuca vivipara ssp. hirsuta


  • GrassBase entry
  • GBIF entry
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