Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Festuca idahoensis

Family: Poaceae

Common name: FESCUE

Native to: Western United States

Sentiment: submission


Type: grass

Form: tufted

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 1 foot

Max width: 0.43 feet


white/off white




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: moderate, regular

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