Festuca ovina


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Related to Festuca ovina: Lolium perenne, Festuca arundinacea
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Noun1.Festuca ovina - cultivated for sheep pasturage in upland regions or used as a lawn grassFestuca ovina - cultivated for sheep pasturage in upland regions or used as a lawn grass
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Festuca, genus Festuca - a genus of tufted perennial grasses of the family Gramineae
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Furthermore, fine fescues such as Festuca ovina tend to be less competitive than other perennial grasses such as tall fescues (Festuca arundinacea Shreb).
fallax Ranunculus alpestris I Erigeron alpinus I Paronychia kapela I Carduus defloratus I Other species: Euphrasia minima + in 4; Geitm pyrenaicum and Campanula arvatica + in 6; Campanula rotundifolia and lberis carnosa + in 9; Festuca ovina 1 in 10; Gentianella ciliate, Botrychium lunaria and Solidago virgaurea +, Draba cantabriae and Veronica aphylla 1 in 14; Ranunculus carinthiacus.
Approximately 57 species of plants found in the flora area, Festuca ovina, Onobrychis cornuta, Thymuspubescens as the dominant vegetation type.
For sunny sites, the choices multiply: The gray foliage of the wormwoods, the intense blue foliage of Blue Fescue (Festuca ovina glauca), a multiple carpet of thymes, woolly Yarrow, Speedwell (Veronica), creeping mint (if the soil is moist), Snow-in-Summer (gray foliage and white flowers), Ajuga (bugleweed in varieties of green to variegated to deep purple), to an amazing choice of sedums.
MAKE the most of a south-facing hot spot with drought-busting plants planted through a textured carpet of tufts of grassy silver-leaved Sheep's Fescue, Festuca ovina, dotted with the spiky foxtail-like fronds of Meyersii asparagus fern from your houseplant collection.
fallax) and sheep fescue (Festuca ovina L.) were the top-performing species regardless of treatment.
tenuifiolia 2.5 -- 2.5 (lance-leaved goldenrod) * Festuca ovina (sheep fescue) -- -- -- Festuca subverticillata -- -- -- (nodding fescue) * Fragaria vesca (woodland strawberry) * -- -- -- Galium asprellum (rough bedstraw) * -- -- -- Galium circaezans (wild licorice) * -- -- -- Gaultheria procumbens (wintergreen) * -- -- -- Geranium maculatum (wild geranium) * -- 2.5 -- Geum canadense (white avens) * 2.5 2.5 -- Glechoma hederacea (ground ivy) -- -- -- Hackelia virginiana (Virginia -- -- -- stickseed) * Helianttemum canadense (rockrose) * (PT) -- -- -- Helianthus divaricatus (woodland 2.5 -- -- sunflower) * Heliopsis helianthoides (smooth -- -- -- ox-eye) * Hibiscus trionum (flower-of-an-hour) -- -- 2.5 Hieracium caespitosum (meadow hawkweed) -- -- -- Hypericum perforatum (common St.
Similar structures have been observed earlier by Watt (1947, 1955) in Festuca ovina L.