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  Poa annua L. image
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Family Poaceae
Poa annua L.
annual bluegrass, speargrass
Poa: ancient Greek name for "grass" or "fodder"
annua: Latin for "yearly" usually referring to a plant which lives only one season
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: annual grass

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Drawing by Agnes Chase from Norman C. Fassett's Grasses of Wisconsin
Poa annua L. var. aquatica Asch.
Poa annua L. var. reptans Hausskn.

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