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Poa compressa Linnaeus. Section: Tichopoa. Flat-stemmed Bluegrass, Canada Bluegrass. Phen: Apr-Aug. Hab: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas. Dist: Considered to be a native of Europe, but often found in remote natural areas.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA24, G, HC, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, S13, Tat, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WV, Tucker (1996)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily ?: 7

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
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image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson source | Original Image ⭷
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