Festuca subverticillata, Nodding Fescue

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Nodding Fescue is a modest, graceful grass of Minnesota's woodlands.  This species is perfect for under trees, along vernal pools, and elsewhere along with Hairy Wood Sedge, Sprengel's Sedge, Woodland Geranium, Virginia Waterleaf, ephemeral species, and more. Plant Nodding Fescue after buckthorn removal, its clumping habit will expand and self seed to infill barren areas.

Blooms: pale green, May into June; fruit June to August

Height: 2 to 3 feet

Conditions: shade to pt shade, moist to medium soils