Taxon: Poa arachnifera Torr.

 
Genus: Poa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Poinae
Nomen number: 28907
Place of publication: R. B. Marcy, Explor. Red River Louisiana 301. 1853
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: 35 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Texas bluegrass  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • grama-azul-do-Texas  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • pasto-azul-do-Texas  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (fide Diversity 16:15-17. 2000)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass US; Food Feed Crops US)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Oklahoma
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • : United States

  • Cultivated:

  • Northern America

    • : United States

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains. 1977 (Atlas GPlains)
  • Morris, K. N. & A. M. Hossain 2000. As the demand for turfgrass grows, so must turfgrass germplasm collection and evaluation (Diversity) 16:15-17.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)

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