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Poa pratensis ssp. alpigena

Poa pratensis L. ssp. alpigena (Fr. ex Blytt) Hiitonen

Kentucky Bluegrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Poa alpigena, Poa pratensis var. alpigena


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug


USA: AK , CO , ME , MT , NH , NM , VT
Canada: NS

Additional resources

USDA: Find Poa pratensis ssp. alpigena in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Poa pratensis ssp. alpigena in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Poa pratensis ssp. alpigena


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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