Rattail Fescue

Vulpia myuros

Early maturing, cool season, tufted annual grass that is drought tolerant.  Stems are grooved lengthwise and leaves are folded and narrow.  Inflorescences are narrow with multiple erect branches.  Called ‘rat-tail’ because of its long awns.

Plant Details

Habitat Notescommercial ag lands, disturbed lands, rights of way, livestock feeding areas, meadows, uplands
Mature Heightup to 2 feet
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