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Plant Name:

California Fescue

Scientific Name:

Festuca californica


California Fescue is a native perennial grass with fine, blue-green foliage and dense bunching growth habit. It forms clumps of slender, arching leaves and produces delicate flower spikes.


Coastal prairies, meadows, woodland edges, open slopes


California Fescue provides habitat and food for a variety of wildlife species, including birds, small mammals, and insects. Its dense clumps provide cover and nesting sites for birds, while its seeds and foliage serve as a food source for wildlife.

Growing Conditions:

California Fescue prefers well-drained soils and can tolerate a range of light conditions, from full sun to part shade.


California Fescue is commonly used in native plant landscaping, erosion control, and habitat restoration projects. It is also a popular choice for meadow gardens and naturalized landscapes.

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Fun Facts:

California Fescue is sometimes referred to as "Pacific Fescue" or "Blue Fescue".

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