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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Festuca ovina var. rydbergii St.-Yves, Candollea 2: 245 (1925), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Festuca saximontana Rydb., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 36: 536 (1909).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Festuca saximontana Rydb., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 36: 536 (1909).

Festuca ovina subsp. saximontana (Rydb.) St.-Yves, Candollea 2: 245 (1925).

Festuca ovina f. saximontana (Rydb.) Carpenter in E.J.Dole, Fl. Vermont, ed. 3: 41 (1937).

Festuca brachyphylla subsp. saximontana (Rydb.) HultÚn, Fl. Alaska Yukon: 242 (1942).

Festuca ovina var. saximontana (Rydb.) Gleason, Phytologia 4: 21 (1952).

Festuca brachyphylla var. rydbergii (Gleason) A.Cronquist in H.A.Gleason & A.Cronquist, Man. Vasc. Pl. NorthE. U.S. Canad., ed. 2: 864 (1991).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova