Poa saltuensis subsp. languida

(Hitchc.) A. Haines
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 24. Treatment on page 510.
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Illustrator: Sandy Long

Copyright: Utah State University

Lemmas 2.4-3 mm, broadly lanceolate, apices obtuse to broadly acute and pointed, firm or scarious to 0.25 mm; anthers 0.4-0.9(1) mm. 2n = unknown.


Poa saltuensis subsp. languida grows in rich open woodlands and thickets with dry to mesic soils of moderate pH, and, where soils are thin, over limestone and marble substrates. It is most prevalent in the southern portion of the species' range. It is absent from Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Hampshire, and Maine.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Robert J. Soreng +
(Hitchc.) A. Haines +
Conn. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, Wis. +, W.Va. +, N.H. +, N.C. +, Tenn. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.) +, N.S. +, Ont. +, P.E.I. +, Que. +, Va. +, Mass. +, Maine +, Vt. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Md. +, Ohio +, Minn. +, Mich. +  and Ky. +
Poa saltuensis var. microlepis +  and Poa languida +
Poa saltuensis subsp. languida +
Poa saltuensis +
subspecies +