Nodding Fescue - Festuca subulata
MNPS Threat Rank
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems loosely bunched, 60–100 cm. Leaves: blades 4–10 mm wide, flat. Inflorescence an open panicle with drooping branches, 8–25 cm long. Spikelets 7–10 mm long with 3 to 5 florets. Lemmas with an awn 5–15 mm long (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Throughout most of western North America and extending east into SD (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.