Herb: Sheep's Fescue
Latin name: Festuca ovina
Family: Gramineae (Grass Family)
Edible parts of Sheep's Fescue:Seed. No further details but the seed is rather small and would be very fiddly to utilise.
Description of the plant:
(9 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Poor, well-drained shallow soils from low to high elevations.
Propagation of Sheep's Fescue:Seed - sow spring in situ. The seed usually germinates within three weeks. Division in spring. Very easy, the clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions.
Cultivation of the herb:Poor, well-drained shallow soils from low to high elevations.
Medicinal use of Sheep's Fescue:None known
Known hazards of Festuca ovina:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.