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Festuca californica Vasey subsp. californica
POACEAE
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Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Initial Editorial Analysis 4 Aug 2011
Source of Report for California Correspondence 1
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 19 Oct 2005 pers. comm. from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 is a reference to S. J. Darbyshire (author of Festuca for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]), Sida 21(3): 1455-1463, 2005, wherein three subspecies are described in Festuca californica, all present in CA: Festuca californica Vasey subsp. californica, Festuca californica Vasey subsp. hitchcockiana (E. B. Alexeev) Darbysh., and Festuca californica Vasey subsp. parishii (Piper) Darbysh..
Correspondence 2 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Festuca californica Vasey subsp. hitchcockiana (E. B. Alexeev) Darbysh., and therefore also Festuca californica Vasey subsp. californica, are to be treated as unresolved variants, of Festuca californica Vasey, for which the matter of taxonomic recognition or not requires further study, and therefore remains unresolved. [If infraspecific taxa are recognized within Festuca californica Vasey, it is likely that they would all be at the same rank, either subsp. or var.]
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary possible addition, unresolved variant in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status unresolved
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 4 Aug 2011
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Festuca californica
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Festuca

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