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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:
Name Verified on: 13-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 221 (210 active, 154 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon (s.)] United States [Alaska (s.e.)]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (e.), Ontario (rare)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.), Alberta, British Columbia]
    • 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, Neuquén, Santa Cruz] Chile (c.)


References:

  1. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. CRC Press. Note: Revised version of AH 170
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora. Note: = Poa juncifolia
  3. Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1994. The vascular plants of British Colombia
  4. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999-. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  5. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  6. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  8. Marsh, V. L. 1952. A taxonomic revision of the genus Poa of the United States and southern Canada. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 47:241.
  9. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  12. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47
  13. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary. Note: = Poa sandbergii

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=29004. Accessed 19 August 2019.