Vascular – Exotic
The National Vegetation Survey (NVS) Databank is a physical archive and electronic databank containing records of over 94,000 vegetation survey plots - including data from over 19,000 permanent plots. NVS maintains a standard set of species code abbreviations that correspond to standard scientific plant names from the Ngä Tipu o Aotearoa - New Zealand Plants database.
festuca: From the Latin festuca ‘stem’ or ‘blade of grass’
filiformis: From the Latin filum ‘thread’ and forma ‘shape’, meaning thread-shaped