OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Poa sylvestris   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Poa sylvestris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-15-012:
Poa sylvestris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Poa sylvestris

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Poa sylvestris

 

COMMON NAME:
Forest Bluegrass, Woodland Bluegrass


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image of Poa sylvestris, Forest Bluegrass, Woodland Bluegrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_posy_001_lvd

        

image of Poa sylvestris, Forest Bluegrass, Woodland Bluegrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_posy_003_lvd

        

image of Poa sylvestris, Forest Bluegrass, Woodland Bluegrass

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_posy_004_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Poa sylvestris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Poa sylvestris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-15-012:
Poa sylvestris   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Poa sylvestris

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Poa sylvestris

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4301

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Moist to dry-mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & low alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bisexual

Inflorescence an open panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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