From Puget Prairie Plants
Common name: Roemer’s fescue, Bluebunch fescue, Blue bunchgrass, Bunchgrass fescue, Idaho fescue
Abbreviation Code (Codon): FERO
Roemer’s fescue is a native cool season perennial bunchgrass with variable longevity and mostly basal foliage. It is short, fine textured, and densely tufted, and has stiff culms that grow 35-100 cm tall. The panicle (seed head) is open and 5-20 cm long. Leaves are often glaucous (covered with a whitish waxy coating) and color varies throughout a wide spectrum of greens and blues. Stem color ranges from light green to dark purple or red.