Festuca subverticillata (Pers.) E. B. Alexeev
Common Name: NODDING FESCUE
Synonym: Festuca obtusa
Coefficient of Conservatism: 5
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Grass

F. obtusa of Michigan Flora.

Rich, often moist forests, usually beech-maple but also oak-hickory; occasionally in wet coniferous forests.

The panicle branches are reflexed at maturity, as in Melica smithii, which may be growing in the same forests.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Antrim County
Arenac County
Barry County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Clare County
Clinton County
Delta County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Genesee County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Iosco County
Iron County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Lake County
Leelanau County
    Including Fox Islands
    Including Manitou Islands
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Midland County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2123.