Poa pratensis L. - Kentucky Bluegrass
Family - Poa pratensis
Stems - No info. yet.
Leaves - No info. yet.
Arrow shows boat-shaped leaf tip.
Inflorescence - No info. yet.
Portion of inflorescence.
Flowers - No info. yet.
Flowering - April - July.
Habitat - Fields, meadows, lawns, glades, open woods, river banks, waste ground.
Origin - Native (?) to U.S. and Europe.
Other info. - This common species can be found throughout Missouri. This is the common lawn grass of much of the northern United States. It is also a popular pasture grass. Many varieties and strains of this species have been developed for cultivation.
Photographs taken somewhere in North Carolina, 4-27-03.