Key to Tasmanian Dicots
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Poa (Poaceae) 4b:209
Tasmania has 16 native and 6 introduced species of Poa. These quite varied in habit, although most of the native species form small or large tussocks and have very narrow, tightly inrolled leaves. They include some very abundant species (e.g. Poa gunnii is one of the most common alpine and subalpine grass). The inflorescence is a loose panicle of very small, awnless spikelets.

Poa pratensis is Kentucky bluegrass. P. annua is winter grass.

 

 
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