Calflora
Taxon  Report   8971    
Poa abbreviata  R. Br.  ssp. pattersonii  (Vasey) Á. Löve, D. Löve & B. M. Kapoor
Patterson's blue grass
Poa abbreviata ssp. pattersonii, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Poa pattersonii
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(3 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Poa
Parent: Poa abbreviata

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Alpine Fell-fields

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSPoa abbreviata ssp. jordalii
PLANTSPoa abbreviata var. jordalii
PLANTSPoa jordalii
JEF + CNPS + PLANTSPoa pattersonii
More information about  Poa abbreviata ssp. pattersonii
International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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: 09/27/2021).