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Festuca brachyphylla  Schult. & Schult. f.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40794

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Festuca brevifolia R. Br.
 
    Festuca ovina ssp. brevifolia (S. Watson) Hack.
 
    Festuca ovina var. borealis Lange
 
    Festuca ovina var. brachyphylla (Schult. & Schult. f.) Hitchc.
 
    Festuca ovina var. brevifolia S. Watson
 
    Festuca jensenii O. Gjaerevoll & L. Ryvarden
 
    Festuca ovina ssp. brachyphylla (Schult. & Schult. f.) Piper
 
    Festuca brachyphylla var. arctica (St.-Yves) Litard.
 
    Festuca brachyphylla var. brachyphylla Schult. & Schult. f.
 
    Festuca ovina f. subspicata Lange
 
  Common Name(s): alpine fescue
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusFestuca L. – fescue  
                                  SpeciesFestuca brachyphylla Schult. & Schult. f. – alpine fescue  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Form Festuca brachyphylla f. flavida Polunin  
                                     Subspecies Festuca brachyphylla ssp. brachyphylla Schult. & Schult. f. – alpine fescue 
                                     Subspecies Festuca brachyphylla ssp. breviculmis Fred. – alpine fescue 
                                     Subspecies Festuca brachyphylla ssp. coloradensis Fred. – Colorado fescue 
       

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  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at http://www.tropicos.org/Project/CNWG and formerly at http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html   
  Reference for: Festuca brachyphylla   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Festuca brachyphylla   
       
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Festuca brachyphylla   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Festuca brachyphylla   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Festuca brachyphylla   
       
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Alaska, Native  
 

 

   

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