Festuca filiformis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaPoaceaeFestucaFestuca filiformis

Ecology

This densely tufted perennial grass occurs on heaths and moors, in open woodland and parkland and other grassy places, usually on acidic, sandy, well-drained soils. 0-1035 m (Meall Ghaordie, Mid Perth).

Status

Native

World Distribution

Suboceanic Temperate element.

Distribution information

Weighted Changed Factor: 12

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

38

Distribution information

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000458768

PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Atlas text references

Atlas Supp (148b)
Vergleichende Chorologie der zentraleuropäischen Flora. Volume 1. 2 vols,
Meusel, H., Jäger E., and Weinert E.
, Jena, (1965)

A new taxonomic treatment of the Festuca ovina L. aggregate (Poaceae) in the British Isles,
Wilkinson, M. J., and Stace C. A.
, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Volume 106, p.347-397, (1991)