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Taxon: Poa arachnifera Torr.

Genus: Poa
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Poinae.
Nomen number: 28907
Place of publication: R. B. Marcy, Explor. Red River Louisiana 301. 1853
Name verified on: 13-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 29 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Texas bluegrass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • grama-azul-do-Texas   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pasto-azul-do-Texas   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hitchcock, A. S. 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Morris, K. N. & A. M. Hossain. 2000. As the demand for turfgrass grows, so must turfgrass germplasm collection and evaluation. Diversity 16:15–17.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas.
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Check other web resources for Poa arachnifera Torr.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?28907 (02 October 2014)

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