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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Festuca perennis (Italian rye grass)

Common non-native annual or perennial grass found in disturbed places, including along trails. Flowers are grass like. Blooms in spring to summer. Previous scientific names: Lolium perenne/Lolium multiflorum.

Festuca perennis (Italian rye grass). NON-NATIVE. Pictured in late winter.


Festuca perennis (Italian rye grass). NON-NATIVE. Pictured in late winter.