Taxonomy

Poa pratensis | Smooth Meadow-grass | Cuise mín

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Pastures, sand dunes, banks and waste places

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Seed accessions in the National Genebank, Backweston (wild seed collected in 2010). Living collection in the National Botanic Garden.

Use

Forage crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

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Further information

International importance as a Crop Wild Relative. Irish plants may contain unique genetic characteristics that could aid species recovery and conservation programs in the future. Poa annua is very common in Ireland

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