genus Poa

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Noun1.genus Poa - chiefly perennial grasses of cool temperate regionsgenus Poa - chiefly perennial grasses of cool temperate regions
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
blue grass, bluegrass - any of various grasses of the genus Poa
June grass, Kentucky blue, Kentucky bluegrass, Kentucy blue grass, Poa pratensis - valuable meadow and pasture grass in Europe and especially central United States having tall stalks and slender bright green leaves; a chief constituent in lawn grass mixtures
Agrostis alba, Poa nemoralis, wood meadowgrass - slender European grass of shady places; grown also in northeastern America and temperate Asia
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Vassil.) Tzvelev, widespread in northeast Asia but found in North America only on the Seward Peninsula, Alaska; Festuca auriculata Drobow, widespread in northeastern Asia although predominantly on rocky sites; possibly present in North America (see Aiken et al., 1996 and onwards); and some taxonomically confusing species of genus Poa section Stenopoa Dumortier, discussed below, that have close relatives in North America.
THE GENUS POA includes three important turfgrass species, Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.), rough bluegrass, and annual bluegrass (Poa annua L.).