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Festuca saximontana Rydb.
Rocky Mountain fescue
USDA Symbol: FESA
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Brown
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of most grasses are usually minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye. This species has a light brown short panicle.
AK , AZ , CA , CO , IA , ID , KS , MI , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , NY , OR , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WY Canada: AB
, SK USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsSoil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
North American Native Plant Society
- Etobicoke, ON
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff