Calflora
Taxon  Report   6661    
Poa bolanderi  Vasey
Bolander's blue grass,  Bolander's bluegrass
Poa bolanderi
© 2014 Belinda Lo
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Poa bolanderi
© 2014 Belinda Lo
Poa bolanderi
© 2014 Belinda Lo
Poa bolanderi, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Poa bolanderi
© © 2014 Belinda Lo
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Communities: Red Fir Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Poa horneri
More information about  Poa bolanderi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (POBO)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).