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Patterson's Bluegrass - Poa abbreviata ssp. pattersonii
Other Names:  Poa pattersonii


Global Rank: G5T5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 10–20 cm. Leaves: blades 0.5–2 mm wide; ligules 1–5 mm long. Inflorescence a contracted panicle 2–5 cm long. Spikelets 4–6 mm long. Lemmas keeled, densely hairy to cobwebby on keel and marginal veins. Treated in Lesica (2012) as Poa pattersonii (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Throughout most of western N. America (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Patterson's Bluegrass — Poa abbreviata ssp. pattersonii.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from