Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusPoa
SpeciesPoa pratensis L. ssp. pratensis
Common NameKentucky bluegrass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Poa agassizensis Poa agassizensis Boivin & D. Löve
Poa angustifolia Poa angustifolia L.
Poa angustifolia var. angustiglumis Poa angustifolia var. angustiglumis (Roshev.) Vorosch.
Poa angustiglumis Poa angustiglumis Roshev.
Poa boliviensis Poa boliviensis Hack.
Poa garanica Poa garanica Ikonn.
Poa ianthoides Poa ianthoides Roiv.
Poa maydelii Poa maydelii Roshev.
Poa peckii Poa peckii Chase
Poa pinegensis Poa pinegensis Roshev.
Poa pratensis subsp. agassizensis Poa pratensis subsp. agassizensis (Boivin & D. Löve) Taylor & MacBryde
Poa pratensis subsp. angustifolia Poa pratensis subsp. angustifolia (L.) Lej.
Poa pratensis var. angustifolia Poa pratensis var. angustifolia (L.) Gaudin
Poa pratensis var. angustiglumis Poa pratensis var. angustiglumis (Roshev.) Bondar ex O. N. Korovina
Poa pratensis var. domestica Poa pratensis var. domestica Laestad.
Poa pratensis var. gelida Poa pratensis var. gelida (Roemer & J.A. Schultes) Böcher
Poa pratensis var. iantha Poa pratensis var. iantha Wahlenb.
Poa pratensis var. pinegensis Poa pratensis var. pinegensis (Roshev.) Bondar ex O. N. Korvina
Poa pratensis var. transnominatum Poa pratensis var. transnominatum Bondar ex O. N. Korovina

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Grant (KY), Madison (KY)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, KNK

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1997 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100767167 Madison Kentucky 07 May 2016 Thomas McFadden
222
EKY
Poa angustifolia
31973000023189 Grant Kentucky 29 May 1997 Thieret, John
60037
KNK
Poa angustifolia
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Plant Photos

Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Dwayne Estes
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Joey Shaw
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Joey Shaw
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Joey Shaw
Poa pratensis ssp. pratensis - Joey Shaw