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Festuca saximontana
Rocky Mountain fescue
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Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains, Great Lakes region, and northeastern North America, also in Far East Russia.

Habitat: Montane and subalpine meadows and open forest.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Festuca saximontana Rydb.
Publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 36: 536 (1909). 1909.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Infraspecies:
var. purpusiana – Rocky Mountain fescue    Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Rocky Mountains, also in Far East Russia.
var. saximontana   Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains, Great Lakes region, and northeastern North America, also in Far East Russia.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Festuca saximontana in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Festuca saximontana checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Festuca saximontana atlas page.

CalPhotos: Festuca saximontana photos.

USDA Plants: Festuca saximontana information.

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