Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Poa from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
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March Polk County NC
Panicle open, with spreading capillary flexuous branches, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.
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Spikelets 4-6 flowered, about 6mm long, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.
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Culms in rather large lax tufts, 30-60cm tall; blades 2-3mm wide, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.