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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Poa subpurpurea Rydb., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 32: 606 (1905), nom. superfl.

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Poa cusickii Vasey, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 1: 271 (1893).
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.
Homotypic Names:

* Poa alpina var. purpurascens Beal, Grass. N. Amer. 2: 543 (1896).

Poa paddensis T.A.William, Bull. Div. Agrostol. U.S.D.A. 17(ed. 2): 261 (1901).

Poa cusickii var. purpurascens (Beal) C.L.Hitchc., Vasc. Pl. Pacif. N. W. 1: 659 (1969).

Poa cusickii subsp. purpurascens (Beal) Soreng, Phytologia 71: 396 (1992).

* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova