Festuca saximontana Rydb.
Common Name: FESCUE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 6
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Grass

Dunes, dry forests (aspen, pine, oak-hickory), shores, and disturbed places; rock crevices and rocky summits in the Lake Superior region.

A native species very similar to F. trachyphylla in general appearance.

Locations

Alger County
Alpena County
Arenac County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clinton County
Crawford County
Delta County
Emmet County
Genesee County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Leelanau County
    Including Fox Islands
    Including Manitou Islands
Livingston County
Mackinac County
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Monroe County
Montcalm County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oceana County
Oscoda County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 18, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2122.