Scientific Name:
Festuca rubra L., Sp. Pl. 74 (1753) subsp. rubra
Vernacular Name(s):
Red fescue

Rhizomatous; culms > leaves; spikelets 10–12 mm; anthers 1.5–2.5 mm.

[From: Edgar and Connor (2000) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 5 (second printing).]

Edgar, E.; Connor, H.E. 2010: Flora of New Zealand Volume V Grasses. Edition 2. Manaaki Whenua Press.
Howell, C. 2008: Consolidated list of environmental weeds in New Zealand. DOC Research & Development Series 292: 42.
Linnaeus, C. 1753: Species Plantarum. Impensis Laurentii Salvii, Stockholm.