Kentucky Blue Grass (Poa pratensis)
Kentucky Blue Grass Species Description
This species includes one or more native variety (or subspecies) to North America AND one or more introduced variety (or subspecies).
Allergenicity: Kentucky Blue Grass (Poa pratensis) is a moderate allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Spring to Fall.
Angiosperm - Flowering Monocot: Plants in this group have one embryonic leave (single cotyledon). This group include the grasses, lilies, orchids and palms.
Grass/Grass-like: Any plant characterized by parallel-veined leaves that arise from nodes in the stem, wrap around it for a distance, and leave, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain.
Weed: Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of the crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of the place; an unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.
Perennial: Living for many years.
Wetland Plant: Plants growing in aquatic or wetland habitats. These include all known floating, submerged, and emergent taxa, plus those that are found in permanently or seasonally wet habitats.
Herbaceous Stem: Not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
Kentucky Blue Grass Species Usage
Butterfly Plant: A plant that is known to attract butterflies.
More Kentucky Blue Grass (Poa pratensis) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP