Dactylis glomerata (Orchardgrass)
Family: Poaceae (Grass)

Orchardgrass is a popular grass hay species. It has escaped and is commonly found along trails and roadsides. Orchardgrass is a bunch grass with only moderate drought tolerance, so it usually does not occur on dry sites. Leaves are sharply folded near the base.

Vegetation zone:  Plains, Foothills, Montane
Time of bloom:  May - September
Origin:  Introduced
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers