[Fescues: The Genus Festuca East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Rough Fescue, Buffalo Bunchgrass

Festuca campestris

Synonyms: Festuca altaica, Festuca altaica ssp. major, Festuca altaica ssp. scabrella, Festuca scabrella

Close-up of part of the inflorescence of Rough Fescue, Buffalo Bunchgrass: Festuca campestris (Synonyms: Festuca altaica, Festuca altaica ssp. major, Festuca altaica ssp. scabrella, Festuca scabrella)

Close-up of a portion of the inflorescence of rough fescue as seen north of Colockum Pass along Colokum Pass Road, Chelan County, Washington............July 7, 2012. Note the very short awns.

Paul Slichter