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Poa  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 41074

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Eremopoa Rosh.
 
    Dasypoa Pilg.
 
    Oreopoa Gand.
 
    Paneion Lunell
 
    Panicularia Heist. ex Fabr.
 
    Parodiochloa C.E. Hubb.
 
    Poagris Raf.
 
  Common Name(s): bluegrass
 
    bluegrass spp.
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderPoales   
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusPoa L. – bluegrass, bluegrass spp.  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Poa abbreviata R. Br. – northern bluegrass, short bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa acinaciphylla E. Desv.  
                                  Species Poa aequatoriensis Hack.  
                                  Species Poa aequigluma Tovar  
                                  Species Poa alopecurus (Gaudich. ex Mirb.) Kunth  
                                  Species Poa alpina L. – alpine bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa alsodes A. Gray – grove bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa ammophila A.E. Porsild  
                                  Species Poa anae Tovar  
                                  Species Poa androgyna Hack.  
                                  Species Poa annua L. – annual blue grass, walkgrass, annual bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa arachnifera Torr. – Texas bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa arctica R. Br. – arctic bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa arechavaletae Parodi  
                                  Species Poa arida Vasey – plains bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa arnowiae Soreng – Wasatch bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa atropidiformis Hack.  
                                  Species Poa atropurpurea Scribn. – San Bernardino bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa autumnalis Muhl. ex Elliott – autumn bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa ayacuchensis Tovar  
                                  Species Poa bajaensis Soreng  
                                  Species Poa bergii Hieron.  
                                  Species Poa bigelovii Vasey & Scribn. – Bigelow bluegrass, Bigelow's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa bolanderi Vasey – Bolander's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa bonariensis (Lam.) Kunth  
                                  Species Poa boxiana Luces  
                                  Species Poa bradei Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa brevis Hitchc.  
                                  Species Poa bulbosa L. – bulbous blue grass, bulbous bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa cabreriana Anton & Ariza Esp.  
                                  Species Poa calchaquiensis Hack.  
                                  Species Poa candamoana Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa carazensis Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa chaixii Vill. – broadleaf bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa chamaeclinos Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa chambersii Soreng  
                                  Species Poa chapmaniana Scribn. – Chapman's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa chirripoensis R.W. Pohl  
                                  Species Poa compressa L. – flat-stem blue grass, Canada bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa confinis Vasey – coastline bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa cucullata Hack.  
                                  Species Poa cumingii Trin.  
                                  Species Poa curtifolia Scribn. – little mountain bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa cusickii Vasey – Cusick's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa cuspidata Nutt. – early bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa darwiniana Parodi  
                                  Species Poa denticulata Hack.  
                                  Species Poa dentigluma Tovar  
                                  Species Poa denudata Steud.  
                                  Species Poa diaboli Soreng & D.J. Keil  
                                  Species Poa diaphora Trin.  
                                  Species Poa dissanthelioides Tovar  
                                  Species Poa dolichophylla Hack.  
                                  Species Poa douglasii Nees – Douglas' bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa durifolia Giussani, Nicora & F.A. Roig  
                                  Species Poa fendleriana (Steud.) Vasey – mutton grass, muttongrass 
                                  Species Poa ferreyrae Tovar  
                                  Species Poa fibrifera Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa flabellata (Lam.) Raspail  
                                  Species Poa X gaspensis Fernald  
                                  Species Poa gayana E. Desv.  
                                  Species Poa gilgiana Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa glaberrima Tovar  
                                  Species Poa glauca Vahl – white bluegrass, glaucous bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa grisebachii R.E. Fr.  
                                  Species Poa gymnantha Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa hachadoensis Nicora  
                                  Species Poa hartzii Gand. – hartz bluegrass, pâturin de Hartz, Hartz's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa hieronymii Hack.  
                                  Species Poa holciformis J. Presl  
                                  Species Poa horridula Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa howellii Vasey & Scribn. – Howell's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa huancavelicae Tovar  
                                  Species Poa hubbardiana Parodi  
                                  Species Poa huecu Parodi  
                                  Species Poa humillima Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa infirma Kunth – weak bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa interior Rydb. – inland bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa iridifolia Hauman  
                                  Species Poa keckii Soreng – Keck's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa kelloggii Vasey – Kellogg's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa kurtzii R.E. Fr.  
                                  Species Poa laetevirens R.E. Fr.  
                                  Species Poa lanigera Nees  
                                  Species Poa lanuginosa Poir.  
                                  Species Poa laxa Haenke – Mt. Washington bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa laxiflora Buckley – looseflower bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa leibergii Scribn. – Leiberg's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa leioclada Hack.  
                                  Species Poa lepidula (Nees & Meyen) Soreng & L.J. Gillespie  
                                  Species Poa leptocoma Trin. – bog bluegrass, marsh bluegrass, bog bluegrass, marsh 
                                  Species Poa lettermanii Vasey – Letterman bluegrass, Letterman's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa ligularis Nees ex Steud.  
                                  Species Poa lilloi Hack.  
                                  Species Poa X limosa Scribn. & T.A. Williams – Lassen County bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa macrantha Vasey – seashore bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa macrocalyx Trautv. & C.A. Mey. – largeglume bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa mannii Munro ex Hillebr. – Mann's bluegrass, Olokele Gulch bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa marcida Hitchc. – withered bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa marshallii Tovar  
                                  Species Poa matris-occidentalis P.M. Peterson & Soreng  
                                  Species Poa megalantha (Parodi) Herter  
                                  Species Poa mendocina Nicora & F.A. Roig  
                                  Species Poa mucuchachensis Luces  
                                  Species Poa mulalensis Kunth  
                                  Species Poa mulleri Swallen  
                                  Species Poa X multnomae Piper  
                                  Species Poa myriantha Hack.  
                                  Species Poa napensis Beetle – Napa bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa X nematophylla Rydb. (pro sp.)  
                                  Species Poa nemoralis L. – forest blue grass, wood bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa nervosa (Hook.) Vasey – Wheeler bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa nubensis Giussani, M.G. Fernandez & Morrone  
                                  Species Poa obvallata Steud.  
                                  Species Poa occidentalis Vasey – New Mexico bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa orizabensis Hitchc.  
                                  Species Poa orthophylla Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa oscariana Negritto & Anton  
                                  Species Poa paludigena Fernald & Wiegand – bog bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa palustris L. – fowl blue grass, fowl bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa paposana Phil.  
                                  Species Poa paramoensis Lægaard  
                                  Species Poa parviceps Hack.  
                                  Species Poa pauciflora Roem. & Schult.  
                                  Species Poa paucispicula Scribn. & Merr. – Alaska bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa pearsonii Reeder  
                                  Species Poa pedersenii Nicora  
                                  Species Poa perligulata Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa persica Trin.  
                                  Species Poa petrosa Swallen  
                                  Species Poa pilcomayensis Hack.  
                                  Species Poa pilgeri Negritto & Anton  
                                  Species Poa piperi Hitchc. – Piper's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa planifolia Kuntze  
                                  Species Poa plicata Hack.  
                                  Species Poa porsildii Gjaerev. – Porsild's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa pratensis L. – Kentucky bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa pringlei Scribn. – Pringle's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa pseudoabbreviata Roshev. – shortcoal bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa ragonesei Nicora  
                                  Species Poa reflexa Vasey & Scribn. – nodding bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa reitzii Swallen  
                                  Species Poa resinulosa Nees ex Steud.  
                                  Species Poa rhizomata Hitchc. – rhizome bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa ruprechtii Peyr.  
                                  Species Poa saltuensis Fernald & Wiegand – oldpasture bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa sandvicensis (Reichardt) Hitchc. – Hawaiian bluegrass, Hawai'i bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa scaberula Hook. f.  
                                  Species Poa scabrivaginata Tovar  
                                  Species Poa schizantha Parodi  
                                  Species Poa secunda J. Presl – big bluegrass, Sandberg bluegrass, Sandberg's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa seleri Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa sellowii Nees  
                                  Species Poa sharpii Swallen  
                                  Species Poa sierrae J.T. Howell – Sierra bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa siphonoglossa Hack. – Kauai bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa soderstromii Negritto & Anton  
                                  Species Poa spiciformis (Steud.) Hauman & Parodi  
                                  Species Poa spicigera Tovar  
                                  Species Poa stebbinsii Soreng – Stebbin's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa stenantha Trin. – northern bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa stepparia Nicora  
                                  Species Poa strictiramea Hitchc. – Big Bend bluegrass, chisos bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa stuckertii (Hack.) Parodi  
                                  Species Poa sublanata Reverd.  
                                  Species Poa subspicata (J. Presl) Kunth  
                                  Species Poa suksdorfii (Beal) Vasey ex Piper – western bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa superata Hack.  
                                  Species Poa supina Schrad. – bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa sylvestris A. Gray – woodland bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa tacanae Swallen  
                                  Species Poa talamancae R.W. Pohl  
                                  Species Poa tenerrima Scribn. – delicate bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa tovarii Soreng  
                                  Species Poa trachyantha Hack.  
                                  Species Poa trachyphylla Pilg.  
                                  Species Poa tracyi Vasey – Tracy's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa trivialis L. – rough bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa tucumana Parodi  
                                  Species Poa umbrosa Trin.  
                                  Species Poa unilateralis Scribn. ex Vasey – San Francisco bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa unispiculata Davidse, Soreng & P.M. Peterson  
                                  Species Poa uruguayensis Parodi  
                                  Species Poa venosa Swallen  
                                  Species Poa wheeleri Vasey – Wheeler's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa wolfii Scribn. – Wolf's bluegrass 
                                  Species Poa yaganica Speg.  
       

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  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at http://www.tropicos.org/Project/CNWG and formerly at http://mobot.mobot.org/W3T/Search/nwgc.html   
  Reference for: Poa   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Poa   
       
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Poa   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Poa   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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