Calflora
Taxon  Report   6683    
Poa palustris  L.
Fowl blue grass,   Fowl bluegrass
Poa palustris, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Poa

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSPoa crocata
PLANTSPoa eyerdamii
PLANTSPoa triflora
More information about  Poa palustris

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/16/2021).