Festuca occidentalis Hook.
Family: Poaceae
western fescue
Festuca occidentalis image
Gary Fewless  
Etymology: Festuca: ancient Latin name for some type of grass, obscure
Plants: perennial grass
Habitat: limestone ledges
Conservation Status: Threatened
A very rare grass, disjunct from the western United States and restricted to Door Co. where it grows in rocky woods of white cedar, pine-oak, or mixed conifers.