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Poa howellii Vasey & Scribn.[FNA24, HC, HC2]
Howell's bluegrass

Publication: U.S.D.A. Div. Bot. Bull. 13(2): pl. 78. 1893.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Poa howellii grows primarily on rocky banks and wooded slopes, from the coastal ranges of southern British Columbia to southern California. It differs from P. bolanderi in having puberulent, rather than smooth or scabrous, lemmas, and in growing at lower elevations, mostly from near sea level to 1000 m."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Poa bolanderi Vasey ssp. howellii D.D. Keck
Poa bolanderi Vasey var. howellii (Vasey & Scribn.) M.E. Jones