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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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: 123 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • 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
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon Territory (s.)] United States [Alaska (s.e.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (rare), Quebec (e.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Michigan (Isle Royale)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Nebraska (n.w.), North Dakota, South Dakota (w.)]
    • 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]
    • Mexico (n.w.)

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Chubut, Neuquen, Santa Cruz] Chile (c.)


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  4. Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. The vascular plants of British Colombia. 1994 (F BritCol)
  5. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  6. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  7. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  9. Marsh, V. L. 1952. A taxonomic revision of the genus Poa of the United States and southern Canada Amer. Midl. Naturalist 47:241.
  10. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)
  13. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

Check other web resources for Poa secunda J. Presl :

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=29004. Accessed 26 April 2018.