Calflora
Taxon  Report   3581    
Festuca idahoensis  Elmer
Blue bunchgrass,  Blue fescue, Idaho fescue
Festuca idahoensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 1.3; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Festuca roemeri
ICPN: Festuca roemeri var. klamathensis
ICPN: Festuca roemeri var. roemeri
More information about  Festuca idahoensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (FEID)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 18, 2019).