Taxon  Report   6672 
Poa howellii  Vasey & Scribner
Howell's blue grass,  Howell's bluegrass
Poa howellii
© 2011 Christopher Bronny
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Poa howellii
© 2011 Christopher Bronny
Poa howellii, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Poa howellii
© 2011 Christopher Bronny
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Poa bolanderi ssp. howellii
TJM2 + PLANTS: Poa bolanderi var. howellii
More information about  Poa howellii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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