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Bulbous Meadow-grass - introduced (*Poa bulbosa)

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Native to Europe. Perennial. C3.

Family. Poaceae (Grass family).

Moderately common on nature strips, roadside verges and disturbed bushland.


This is a spring flowering grass with an ovoid flower cluster on an erect stalk.

It is an environmental weed.

Poa: grass (Greek); bulbosa: referring to the bulbous base.

1: The anthers are prominent. 2: Flower cluster. Castlemaine. 3: The base of the plant is thickened to a bulb. Walmer. 4: The flower clusters are on slender stalks. Gowar.