Taxon  Report   6689 
Poa pratensis  L.  ssp. pratensis 
Kentucky blue grass,  Kentucky bluegrass
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Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Parent Record Poa pratensis
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Poa agassizensis
PLANTS: Poa angustifolia
PLANTS: Poa pratensis ssp. agassizensis
PLANTS: Poa pratensis ssp. angustifolia
PLANTS: Poa pratensis var. angustifolia
PLANTS: Poa pratensis var. domestica
PLANTS: Poa pratensis var. gelida
PLANTS: Poa pratensis var. iantha
More information about  Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (POPRP2)

Search 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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 04, 2016).

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