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Poa pratensis

Poa pratensis L.

 

Kentucky Bluegrass

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyPoaceaeGrasses (but not sedges or rushes)
GenusPoaFrom classical Greek poa (also poie or poia, “grass” or “pasture grass”
Speciespratensis

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Poa pratensis description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Poa pratensis (Kentucky Bluegrass)

6/5/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, MA
≈ 4½ × 4½" (11 × 11 cm) ID is uncertain

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