Page author: David Giblin
Poa arctica
Arctic bluegrass

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to Oregon, east to Rocky Mountains; circumpolar.

Habitat: Subalpine and alpine areas.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Poa arctica R. Br.
Publication: Chlor. Melvill. 30. 1823.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Poa pratensis L. var. gelida (Roem. & Schult.) Böcher
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Poa arctica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Poa arctica checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Poa arctica information.

E-Flora BC: Poa arctica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Poa arctica photos.

USDA Plants: Poa arctica information.

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