Festuca arundinacea

Common Name: 
tall fescue
Scientific Name: 
Festuca arundinacea Schreb.
Family Name: 
Poaceae (Gramiae) - Grass Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed, short rhizomes and erect tillers
upright or ascending
Culms of tall fescue
Culms of tall fescue
blades wide, flat, ridged above, smooth and somewhat glossy below, margins rough, no midrib; rolled in bud; ligule membranous, truncate; auricles present, short and blunt; collar broad, divided
Leaves of Tall Fescue
Seedheads of Tall Fescue
Seedheads of Tall Fescue