Calflora
Taxon  Report   6694    
Poa secunda  J. Presl  ssp. secunda 
One sided blue grass,  Pine bluegrass, Sandberg's bluegrass
Poa secunda ssp. secunda
© 2008 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Poa secunda ssp. secunda
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Poa secunda ssp. secunda
© 2008 Keir Morse
Poa secunda ssp. secunda, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Poa secunda ssp. secunda
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Parent: Poa secunda
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, Northern Juniper Woodland, (many plant communities)

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Poa canbyi
ICPN: Poa gracillima
ICPN: Poa incurva
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More information about  Poa secunda ssp. secunda
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (POSE)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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