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Taxon: Poa supina Schrad.

Genus: Poa
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Poinae
Nomen number: 29016
Place of publication: Fl. germ. 1:289. 1806
Name verified on: 04-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Mar-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 130 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:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf   (turfgrass fide Grass Var USA)
  • Weed   (fide Weed TabCIBA. 1968)

Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Turkey
    Caucasus: Georgia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan [s.e.]; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan [s.]
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    China: China - Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan [n.]
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part [n. & e.]; Ukraine [w.]
    Southeastern Europe: Italy; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Spain

    United States



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  • 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.

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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: (07 October 2015)

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