Taxon  Report   6685 
Poa piperi  A. Hitchc.
Piper's blue grass,  Piper's bluegrass
Poa piperi, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California and Oregon.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.4 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Poa piperi
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 25, 2016).

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