Festuca gigantea (L.) Vill.

Giant fescue

source: Jelle Hofstra, Verspreidingsatlas 2015
source: Jelle Hofstra, Verspreidingsatlas 2015

Nomenclature

GrinTax Festuca gigantea (L.) Vill.
The Plant list Festuca gigantea (L.) Vill.
English name Giant fescue



Crop relationship
Fescue same genus



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe W-, E- and Central-Europe
Asia Central-Asia and Caucasus
Africa -
North-America -
South-America -
Australia -
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.

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Optimistic scenario

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Distribution data GBIF, November 2016
Distribution data GBIF, November 2016

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information