CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record festuca_minutiflora - Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 21:02 ET c
Festuca minutiflora
common namesmall-flowered fescue
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (5):
White Mountain Peak (432A) 3711863, Mount Dana (453B) 3711982, Koip Peak (453C) 3711972, Tioga Pass (454A) 3711983, Mount Patterson (488A) 3811943
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Mono (MNO), Tuolumne (TUO), Alaska (AK), Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)
blooming period Jul  
elevation range3200 - 4050 meters
Can be confused with F. brachyphylla. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 32(11):608 (1905) for original description.
full nameFestuca minutiflora Rydb.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  FEMI3 Element Code  PMPOA2V1M0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Fri, Nov. 26, 2021 from

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