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Poa trivialis L.
Rough Meadowgrass; Rough Meadow Grass; Poa sylvicola Guss; Rough bluegrass

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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Entylomataceae  Entyloma crastophilum @ BPI (2)

Entyloma irregulare @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe graminis @ BPI (3)

Oidium monilioides @ BPI (2)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Stagonospora curvula @ BPI (2)
Pleomassariaceae  Helminthosporium poae @ 429755B (1); 429755A (1)

Helminthosporium @ BPI (5)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia coronata @ BPI (1)

Puccinia graminis @ BPI (1)

Puccinia poarum @ BPI (5)

Uromyces dactylidis @ BPI (10)

Uromyces poae @ BPI (1)
Tricholomataceae  Helotium stipae @ BPI (1)
Urocystaceae  Urocystis agropyri @ BPI (4)
Ustilaginaceae  Ustilago kairamoi @ BPI (1)

Ustilago linearis @ BPI (1)

Ustilago striiformis @ BPI (2)
_  Epichloe typhina @ BPI (6)

Napicladium gramineum @ BPI (1)

Pseudoplea trifolii @ BPI (1)

Scolicotrichum graminis @ BPI (2)

Sphacelia typhina @ BPI (1)

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Poa trivialis L.
rough bluegrass

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General Information
Symbol: POTR2
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : AK   I
GL   I
L48   I
Other Common Names: rough-stalk bluegrass
rough-stalk meadow grass
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 255. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States . USDA Miscellaneous Publication No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .



Symbol Scientific Name
POAT8 Poa attica Boiss. & Heldr.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Poa L. – bluegrass
Species Poa trivialis L. – rough bluegrass

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 1 subspecies of Poa trivialis . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Poa trivialis</i>
L. ssp. <i>
(Guss.) H. Lindb.
Poa trivialis ssp. sylvicola

Legal Status

U.S. Weed Information
Poa trivialis rough bluegrass This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
N'EAST Uva, R.H., J.C. Neal,and J.M. DiTomaso. 1997. Weeds of the Northeast . Cornell University Press. Ithaca, New York.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Alaska FAC
Arid West FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Great Plains FACW
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FACW
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

Related Links

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ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (POTR2)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (POTR2)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (POTR2)
Kemper Center for Home Gardening (POTR2)
The Grass Manual on the Web - Treatment (POTR2)
The Grass Manual on the Web - Map (POTR2)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (POTR2)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (POTR2)
Related Websites
WV-Identification of Common Grasses (line drawings of collar area) (POTR2)



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