Festuca occidentalis Hook.
Poaceae (Grass Family)
A medium-sized bunchgrass with narrow, green leaves and flowering culms to 3 ft. tall. Spikelets occur on the drooping, wiry branches of the large, open panicle.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
CA , ID , MI , MT , OR , SD , UT , WA , WI , WY Canada: AB
, ON Native Distribution:
B.C. to c. CA, e. to MT & WY; in Canada e. to w. Ont. & s. to n. MI Native Habitat:
Rocky, wooded stream banks; lake margins; moist to dry woods; below 6500 ft. USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
Soil Description: Dry to moist, rocky soil.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
Last Update: 2007-01-01