Sheep's-fescue - Festuca ovina
Tufted grass without rhizomes or runners, 5 to 40 cm tall. All leaves are bristle like, rough 3 to 15 cm long and 0.5 cm wide. Inflorescence 2 to 12 cm long, erect.
May and June.
Fairly frequent but local in most of Britain and scarcer in the east of England.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 123 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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