Poa chaixii

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Poa chaixii
Poa chaixii - Berlin Botanical Garden - IMG 8535.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Poa
Species: P. chaixii
Binomial name
Poa chaixii

Poa chaixii (known as Broad-leaved Meadow-grass[1] or broadleaf bluegrass[2]) is a species of perennial grass native to Europe and temperate Asia. Its culms are erect or ascending, ranging from 60–120 centimetres (24–47 in) long, with leaf-blades flat or conduplicate, from 15–45 centimetres (5.9–17.7 in) long by 5–10 millimetres (0.20–0.39 in) wide.[3]


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007" (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Poa chaixii". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  3. ^ W.D. Clayton; M. Vorontsova; K.T. Harman; H. Williamson. "Poa chaixii". Royal Botanic Gardens. Kew: GrassBase. Retrieved June 13, 2010. 
  • J. E. Gilibert, Fl. Delph. 1:7. 1788

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