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Plant Name:

Idaho Fescue

Scientific Name:

Festuca idahoensis


Idaho Fescue is a cool-season, perennial grass with fine, blue-green foliage.


Prairie grasslands, meadows, open slopes


Idaho Fescue provides habitat and food for a variety of wildlife species, including birds, small mammals, and insects. The grass's dense, clumping growth habit offers cover and nesting sites for birds and small mammals. The seeds are consumed by wildlife.

Growing Conditions:

Idaho Fescue prefers well-drained soils and can tolerate full sun to part shade.


Idaho Fescue is used in native grassland restorations and erosion control projects.

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Fun Facts:

Idaho Fescue is native to western North America and is well-adapted to dry, arid environments.

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