Taxon  Report   6663 
Poa compressa  L.
Canada blue grass,  Canada bluegrass
Poa compressa
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Poa compressa
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Poa compressa, 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 compressa
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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