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Last updated 7/29/2009 by David Giblin.
Poa laxiflora Buckley[FNA24, HC, HC2]
loose-flower blue grass

Publication: Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 14: 96. 1862.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Poa laxiflora is restricted to mesic, old growth, mixed conifer forests of the Pacific coast, from Alaska south through the western foothills of the northern Cascades to Oregon. It is not a common species. A bulbiferous specimen was collected in the Queen Charlotte Islands.

Inclusion of Poa laxiflora in Poa sect. Homalopoa is tentative; it may belong to sect. Sylvestres."

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