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Roemer’s FescueFestuca idahoensis ssp. roemeri

Dense bunch grass with bluish gray-green color. Roemer’s fescue occurs only west of the Cascades from Southern British Columbia south to Northern California, found in dry habitats such as rangeland prairies, and moist upland sites.


Plant Details

HabitatsUpland Prairie and Savanna
Habitat NotesUpland Prairie and Oak Savanna
Years Planted at Arboretums2012
Mature Height14-39"
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade
Soil Tolerancewell-drained to dry, medium to fine textured soils
Special UsesProvides bank stabilization