Taxon  Report   6686 
Poa pratensis  L.
Kentucky Bluegrass,  Kentucky blue grass
Poa pratensis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).
 

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Poa pratensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Poa pratensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Subspecies and Varieties:
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Poa pratensis  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (POPR)

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 20, 2014).

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