Poa flabellata

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Poa flabellata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Poa
Species: P. flabellata
Binomial name
Poa flabellata
(Lam.) Hook. f.
Synonyms
  • Parodiochloa flabellata
  • Festuca flabellata
  • Dactylis caespitosa
  • Dactylis coespitosa

Poa flabellata, commonly known as Tussac Grass or just Tussac, is a species of tussock grass native to southern South America and the Falkland Islands. It has been introduced into Scotland as a source of fodder because of its ability to grow in hostile conditions. It grows in dense clumps, usually about 2m high (although they can be much taller), on wet coastal land and is a dominant feature of much of the landscape.