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Synonyms for fescue

grass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns

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Like other meadow fescues, it has an endophyte (symbiotic fungus) that gives it some degree of environmental protection.
Shade seed and fescue mixtures work best in cool-season areas.
For the best of the blue Fescues plant 'Caesia', regular spring clipping all that's needed to retain the most brilliant blue.
Hard fescue (Festuca brevipila Tracey) performed poorly the first year of the study, but performed well in the second year.
The fescues are seeded in the fall, germinate and grow with the first rains, and then in the following spring, you can treat the grasses with glyphosate to remove weeds.
Mounds of common blue fescue fill one bed, for example, while ferns fringe a path beneath the windows.
A number of tall fescues, such as Apache II, Cayenne, Cochise III, Crossfire III, SR 8600, Stetson, Tar Heel, 2nd Millennium, and Titanium, contain endophytes for resistance to surface-feeding insects.
Interestingly, both FaTG-2 and FaTG-3 were isolated only from tall fescues collected in south Spain and Algeria (Christensen et al.
In addition, pregnancy rates for cows on this fescue are much higher than those on traditional endophyte-infested fescues.
Cool season turf grasses" include fescues, blue-grasses, rye-grasses, and bent grasses.
Some consider MaxQ fescues to be promising replacements for the widely used Kentucky-31 tall fescue variety in the United States, which contains a toxic endophyte.
0 (only slightly acidic), and needs more water and more fertilizer than either the hybrid ryegrasses or any of the fescues
Fine-leaved fescues including hard rescue (HF), blue fescue (BF), sheep fescue (F.
His recommendations include annual or perennial fescues (grasses), annual rye, bromes, sub clovers, bur clover vetches, buckwheat or beans, or resident (naturally occurring) vegetation.