how to identify grasses

Asked June 17, 2020, 11:07 AM EDT

I found this grass growing in my "native" plot.
Can you please help me identify it?
I don't know what the "distinguishing factors" are for grasses.
Thanks.

Chisago County Minnesota

1 Response

Thank you for writing.
That lovely grass is most likely a red fescue. Here is a terrific identification guide for you.
https://extension.unh.edu/resources/files/Resource006122_Rep8712.pdf