Mountain Fescue - Festuca viridula
MNPS Threat Rank
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 40–80 cm. Leaves: blades 1.5–2 mm wide, flat. Inflorescence an open panicle 6–15 cm long. Spikelets 8–11 mm long, with 3 to 7 florets. Lemmas unawned or awned to 1.5 mm (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
BC to CA, NV and MT (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.