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Taxon: Poa alpina L.

 
Genus: Poa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Poinae
Nomen number: 28896
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:67. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 13-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 115 (105 active, 50 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Environmental: revegetator; revegetator

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation [Dagestan]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia (n. & s.e.)]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (s.e.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East (n.)]
    • CHINA: China [Qinghai, Xinjiang, Xizang]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.), Nepal, Pakistan (n.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (n. & e.)] Ukraine (w.)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica)

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory] Greenland, United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan (n.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Michigan (n.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (c. & w.), Idaho, Montana, Oregon (e.), Washington, Wyoming (c. & w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Utah (n.)]
    • Mexico (alpine regions)


References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  4. Bor, N. L. The grasses of Burma, Ceylon, India, and Pakistan. (Grass BCIP)
  5. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  8. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  10. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  11. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  12. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  13. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  14. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  15. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  16. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  17. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  19. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  20. Rønning, O. I. The flora of Svalbard. (F Svalbard)
  21. Smith, S. R. & A. Mintenko 2000. Developing and evaluating North American native grasses for turf use (Diversity) 16:43-45.
  22. Soreng, R. J. 1990. Chloroplast-DNA phylogenetics and biogeography in a reticulating group: study in Poa (Poaceae) Amer. J. Bot. 77:1385, 1395, 1396, 1397.
  23. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  24. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  25. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Poa alpina L. :

Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=28896. Accessed 9 December 2018.