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Mountain Fescue - Festuca viridula


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
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).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to CA, NV and MT (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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