Annual Bluegrass

Poa annua

external image bluegrass_annual.jpg

Physical Description

tips of leaves prow shaped
leaves are crinkled at mid-section
looks like grass with plumes at ends
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Habitat

found in moist areas with sun

Kingdom: Plant

Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Liliopsida

Order: Cyperales

Family: Poaceae

Genus: Poa

Species: Poa annua

Additional Information

type of music named after it
music originated in Kentucky (the blue-grass state)

References

wikipedia.org
www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7464.html
http://extension.missouri.edu/explore/images/ipm1007bluegrass02.jpg
http://www.aragriculture.org/Images/weed_id/bluegrass_annual.jpg