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Inland Bluegrass - Poa interior
Other Names:  Poa nemoralis var. interior


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 10–50 cm. Leaves: blades 1–3 mm wide; ligules 1–2 mm long. Inflorescence a narrow panicle 4–15 cm long. Spikelets 3–5 mm long. Lemmas mostly glabrous but with cobwebby hairs at very base (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Throughout much of N. America especially at higher latitudes or elevations (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 18

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Habitat
Montane grassy slopes and open forest to occasionally alpine (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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