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).

 

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Bloom Period
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:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (POPR)

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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

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