Lolium arundinaceum (Schreb.) Darbysh.
Common Name: TALL FESCUE
Synonym: Festuca arundinacea, Schedonorus arundinaceus
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad P-Grass

Festuca arundinacea of Michigan Flora.

Roadsides, river banks, and lawns; an introduction from Europe, first collected in Ingham Co. in 1894, but only recently becoming common.

The lemmas often have a very short awn, rarely to 3.5 mm, formed by the excurrent midvein, whereas in L. pratense the lemmas are usually awnless.


Alcona County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Baraga County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clinton County
Crawford County
Dickinson County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
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Kalkaska County
Lake County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mackinac County
Macomb County
Manistee County
Mecosta County
Midland County
Monroe County
Montmorency County
Newaygo County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Oscoda County
Otsego County
Presque Isle County
Schoolcraft County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. August 19, 2022.