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Festuca rubra commutata

Chewings Fescue
Poaceae (Gramineae)
Turf Grasses

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Some of these grasses are ornamental; others are used for lawns, erosion control, or pasture. All need good drainage, can withstand dry conditions and severe frosts. Clumps can be divided in fall.

Festuca rubra commutata

Used in lawns, Chewings fescue forms a denser turf than creeping red fescue, so takes lower mowing (1 in.) when that is desired. This is a bunch grass.

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