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 Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 127 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)
  • Environmental: wildlife habitat (fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass VarUSA; NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - South Dakota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan
    • 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
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Saskatchewan
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Chubut, - Neuquen, - Santa Cruz; Chile

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. The vascular plants of British Colombia. 1994 (F BritCol)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • 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 A flora of New Mexico. 1980 (F New Mex)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image