Taxon  Report   6699    
Poa unilateralis  Scribn. ex Vasey
Ocean bluff blue grass,  San francisco bluegrass
Poa unilateralis
© 2009 Eric Wrubel
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Poa unilateralis
© 1995 Dan Post
Poa unilateralis
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Poa unilateralis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Poa unilateralis
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Poa unilateralis
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

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).