Festuca paradoxa

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Common Name: Clustered Fescue

Full to part sun, wet to medium moisture level.  3-4 feet height, blooms in summer, green flowers.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Only occurs in 3 counties:  Fayette, Coffee, and Franklin

This cool season grass is designated a “Special Concern” species in Tennessee.  It occupies a variety of habitats that range from wet meadows and wet prairies to dry, rocky slopes.  Mostly commonly found in prairies and a variety of open woods.

Clustered Fescue - Festuca paradoxa
Photo Courtesy of Justin Thomas Director of the Institute of Botanical Training http://www.botanytraining.com