Taxon  Report   6663 
Poa compressa  L.
Canada blue grass,  Canada bluegrass
Poa compressa , a monocot, is a perennial herb 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
Poa compressa
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Communities: 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.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
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USDA PLANTS Profile (POCO)

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2014).

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