Meadow Fescue - Schedonorus pratensis
Festuca pratensis, Lolium pratense
Stems mostly 50–100 cm. Leaves: blades 3–7 mm wide, flat. Inflorescence a contracted, erect to nodding, panicle 10–23 cm long. Spikelets 6–9 mm long, with 4 to 9 florets. Lemmas awnless (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Introduced throughout all of North America (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.
- Martinka, R.R. 1970. Structural characteristics and ecological relationships of male blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus (Say)) territories in southwestern Montana. Ph.D Dissertation. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 73 p.