Taxon: Poa palustris L.

 
Genus: Poa
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Poeae
        Subtribe: Poinae
Nomen number: 28989
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:874. 1759
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: 46 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • fowl bluegrass  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • fowl meadow grass  (Source: F Canada) - English
  • swamp meadow grass  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • pâturin des marais  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • pâturin tardif  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Sumpfrispengras  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • fienarola delle paludi  (Source: Mult Glossary Crops) - Italian
  • numa-ichigo-tsunagi  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • poa-paludosa  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • poa de los pantanos  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • sengröe  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • ze di zao shu he  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • nunpoapul  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean
  • mjatlik bolotnyj  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Diversity 16:44. 2000)
  • Environmental: revegetator (fide Diversity 16:44. 2000)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide F GB Ire)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Grass BCIP)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Anhui, - Hebei, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Nei Monggol, - Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation-Far East - Far East
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - British Columbia

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina

  • Cultivated:

  • Northern America

    • : United States

References:

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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
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  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image