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Last updated 7/28/2009 by David Giblin.
Poa bulbosa L. ssp. vivipara (Koeler) Arcang.[FNA24, HC2]
bulbous blue grass

Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 70 1753.

Origin: Introduced

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Poa bulbosa is a European species that is now established in the Flora region. In southern Europe and the Middle East, it is considered an important early spring forage.

Poa bulbosa subsp. vivipara was introduced from Europe into the Pacific Northwest as a forage grass; it has since spread across temperate areas of the Flora region, particularly in the Pacific Northwest and northern Great Basin. It is highly tolerant of grazing and disturbance.

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