Calflora
Taxon  Report   6662    
Poa bulbosa  L.
Bulbous blue grass,  Bulbous bluegrass
Poa bulbosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Poa bulbosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Poa bulbosa
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Poa bulbosa, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Poa bulbosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Poa bulbosa var. vivipara
More information about  Poa bulbosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (POBU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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