Taxon  Report   6686 
Poa pratensis  L.
Kentucky blue grass,  Kentucky bluegrass

Poa pratensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Poa pratensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass 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
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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