Pseudoroegneria spicata Blue-bunch wheatgrass
Poaceae (Grass) Family
Traits: Monocot flowering plants with non-showy flowers subtended by modified leaves. Have round hollow stems.
Blue-bunch wheatgrass is a tufted long-lived perennial, often forming clumps. In summer, becomes dormant as a water-conserving adaption. If conditions are favorable, it may green up again in the fall.
Grows up to 4 feet tall
Washington State Grass
Habitat: low-mid elevation shrub-steppe and forest; widespread throughout the Western U.S. and Canada, including Alaska.