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Bluegrasses

Gramineae Poa sp.

Source: Magness et al. 1971

Some 200 species of Poa are distributed throughout the cool, temperate regions of the world, with 65 species recognized in the United States. They are valuable for pasturage, hay and lawns. They are considered the most palatable of range and pasture grasses. The more important agricultural species follow.

Big bluegrass

Texas bluegrass

Bulbous bluegrass

Canada bluegrass

Mutton bluegrass

Kentucky bluegrass

Sandberg bluegrass

Roughstalk bluegrass


Last update February 18, 1999 by ch