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Taxon: Poa secunda J. Presl

Genus: Poa
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Poinae.
Nomen number: 29004
Place of publication: K. B. Presl, Reliq. haenk. 1:271. 1830
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: 104 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.


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Common names:

  • alkali bluegrass   (Source: Intermt F [as P. juncifolia]) – English
  • big bluegrass   (Source: Grass VarUSA ) – English
  • Nevada bluegrass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • Sandberg bluegrass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • wild bluegrass   (Source: Websters Dict [as P. sandbergii]) – English
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Yukon Territory [s.]; United States - Alaska [s.e.]
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [rare], Quebec [e.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan [s.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan [Isle Royale]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Nebraska [n.w.], North Dakota, South Dakota [w.]
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    Mexico [n.w.]
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina - Chubut, Neuquen, Santa Cruz; Chile [c.]

References:

  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora. [= P. juncifolia].
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1994. The vascular plants of British Colombia.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Marsh, V. L. 1952. A taxonomic revision of the genus Poa of the United States and southern Canada. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 47:241.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary. [= P. sandbergii].
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Synonyms:


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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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.

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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?29004 (02 October 2014)

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