Your help is appreciated. We depend on donations to help keep this site free and up to date for you. Can you please help us?


Native Plant Trust: Go Botany Discover thousands of New England plants

Genus: Poa

blue grass

When measuring the ligules, use the upper one or two leaves on the stem. Look at the lower florets in a spikelet to check for hairs. Reference: Soreng (2007).


Poaceae (grass family)

This Genus’s Species in New England:

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key