Is it a native?
Fecues - introduced (*Festuca species)
Characteristics of Festuca
- Flowers are in (usually contracted) branched sprays (i.e. panicles)
- the spikelets have more than three florets
- the lemma apex is acute (pointed); teeth if present are very small
- the lemmas are rounded on the back, at least on the lower part
- the lemmas are acute
- the glumes are keeled (v-shaped in cross section).
- the awns are usually shorter than the lemmas.