Poa pratensis L.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Commelinidae||Dayflowers and spiderworts, and several others|
|Order||Cyperales||Flowering plants including grasses|
|Family||Poaceae||Grasses (but not sedges or rushes)|
|Genus||Poa||From classical Greek poa (also poie or poia, “grass” or “pasture grass”|
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Poa pratensis description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.
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6/5/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, MA
≈ 4½ × 4½" (11 × 11 cm) ID is uncertain
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