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Festuca rubraFestuca rubra

red fescue

Photograph(s) by*: RS MNPS

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-3'
Flowers: May-Jul.

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 5-8
Soil type: Clay Loamy

Habitat

dry woods, roadsides, and waste ground

Native to

Region: Mountain *
States: MD

Wildlife

Songbird *

Notes

can be used as turf grass; grows best in part shade

Groundcover



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/221.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004