Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Elmer's fescue, Festuca elmeri, May-June, Native

Only known from several locations in oak-madrone woodland under a full canopy on the footpath (bird trail) before Trail 7 splits off of Trail 6 near its intersection with Road F, and along Trail 7 where the largest patch is a few hundred yards south of Hillside Lab. In bloom May 9, 2007. Elmer's fescue might also be found in similar wooded habitat on NE facing exposures.

California distribution (Beetle, 1947)