Seed Study - Poa pratensis
Species: Poa pratensis
Vegetative identification: Blades are angled with the stem, boat shaped tips and are folded in the bud. Blades are deep green, have a prominent, wide ventral midrib with two narrower, less conspicuous veins on each side of it. The sheath is compressed but not flat, which at times makes it easy to confuse with little bluestem.
Did You Know?
Lewis and Clark, while on their journey up the Missouri River in 1804, noted that this "wild dog of the prairie...appears here in infinite numbers." More...