Festuca pratensis Huds.

Meadow fescue

source: T. Voekler (2008), Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)
source: T. Voekler (2008), Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)

Nomenclature

GrinTax Festuca pratensis Huds.
The Plant list Festuca pratensis Huds.
English name Meadow fescue



Crop relationship
Fescue same genus



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 decreasing (25-50%)
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

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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 largest part of Europe
Asia W- and Central-Asia
Africa -
North-America naturalized
South-America naturalized
Australia naturalized
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, August 2016
Distribution data GBIF, August 2016

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information