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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Poa pratensis L., Sp. Pl.: 67 (1753).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Subarctic to Temp. Northern Hemisphere to N. Mexico
10 DEN FIN FOR GRB ICE IRE NOR SVA SWE 11 AUT BGM CZE GER HUN NET POL SWI 12 COR FRA POR SAR SPA 13 ALB BUL GRC ITA KRI ROM SIC TUE YUG 14 BLR BLT KRY RUC RUE RUN RUS RUW UKR (20) alg mor (21) azo cny mdr (27) cpp les nat ofs tvl (28) sth 30 ALT BRY CTA IRK KRA TVA WSB YAK 31 AMU KAM KHA KUR MAG PRM SAK 32 KAZ KGZ TKM TZK UZB 33 NCS TCS 34 AFG CYP EAI IRN IRQ LBS PAL TUR 35 YEM 36 CHC CHI CHM CHN CHQ CHS CHT CHX 37 MON (38) jap KOR tai 40 EHM NEP PAK srl WHM 41 MYA 42 JAW PHI 43 NWG (50) nfk nsw soa tas vic wau (51) atp ctm nzn nzs (63) haw (70) alu ASK GNL NUN NWT YUK 71 ABT BRC MAN SAS 72 LAB NBR NFL NSC ONT PEI QUE 73 COL IDA MNT ORE WAS WYO 74 ILL IOW KAN MIN MSO NDA NEB OKL SDA WIS 75 CNT INI MAI MAS MIC NWH NWJ NWY OHI PEN RHO VER WVA 76 ARI CAL NEV UTA 77 NWM TEX 78 ALA ARK DEL FLA GEO KTY LOU MRY MSI NCA SCA TEN VRG WDC (79) mxc MXE mxg MXN mxs (80) cos (81) ber dom hai jam pue (83) bol ecu per (84) bzs (85) age ags agw clc cln cls uru (90) asp crz fal keg mpe sge tdc
Lifeform: Hemicr. or rhizome geophyte
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova