Festuca myuros L.
Family: Poaceae
rat-tail fescue
[Festuca megalura Nutt.,  more...]
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University of Wisconsin - Madison (WIS-VP)  
Etymology: Festuca: ancient Latin name for some type of grass, obscure
Plants: annual grass
Disturbed gravelly and sandy areas, along railroads, and dry prairies. Native to Europe and first collected in 1914 with long gaps between subsequent collections: see Harriman (1971) and Zaborsky (2019).