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Sesleria sadlerana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Sesleria
Type species
Sesleria caerulea
(L.) Ard. [1]

Sesleria is a Eurasian and North African genus of perennial plants in the grass family.[3][4][5] [6]

formerly included[2]

species now considered better suited in other genera: Aeluropus Ammochloa Bouteloua Dactylis Elytrophorus Festuca Koeleria Oreochloa Poa Sclerochloa Sesleriella Triodia Triraphis


  1. ^ lectotype designated by Hubbard in Farr et al., Ind. Nom. Genericorum 3: 1607 (1979)
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Scopoli, Joannes Antonius. 1760. Flora Carniolica 189
  4. ^ Tropicos, Sesleria Scop.
  5. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, genere Sesleria
  6. ^ Grassbase - The World Online Grass Flora
  7. ^ The Plant List search for Sesleria