Taxon  Report   6700    
Poa wheeleri  Vasey
Hooker's bluegrass,  Wheeler's blue grass, Wheeler's bluegrass
Poa wheeleri
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Poa wheeleri
© 2010 Steve Matson
Poa wheeleri
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Poa wheeleri, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Poa wheeleri
© 2010 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Poa
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Poa nervosa var. wheeleri
ICPN: Poa nervosa
More information about  Poa wheeleri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 22, 2019).