rattail fescue USDA PLANTS Symbol: VUMY
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Grass or Grasslike
Vulpia myuros (L.) K.C. Gmel.

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Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae
Synonym(s): rat-tail fescue, foxtail fescue, rat-tailed fescue, rattail fescue
Native Range: Africa, temp. & trop. Asia, Europe (GRIN);

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Fruit(s); Dorsal view of caryopsis. Some bract material (lemma and palea) attached.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Floret(s); Sometimes the upper sterile florets remain attach to a lower fertile floret. Each of these two groups has a fertile floret and two sterile florets.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)



Invasive Listing Sources:
California Invasive Plant Council
Faith Campbell, 1998
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
Pacific Northwest Exotic Pest Plant Council, 1998