Taxon  Report   6697 
Poa tenerrima  Scribner
Delicate blue grass,  Delicate bluegrass
Poa tenerrima, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Foothill Woodland
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.3 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Poa tenerrima
Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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