Poa labillardierei var. acris Vickery

Contr. New South Wales Natl Herb. 4: 205 (1970) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Differs from the typical variety in its inrolled, sharp-pointed and often bluish leaf-blades which are rather short (to 30 cm in Victorian specimens) in relation to the culm (to 80cm) and in the strongly purplish sheaths. Flowers Dec.–Feb.

HNF, SnM, VAlp. Known in Victoria from a few alpine or subalpine localities (e.g. Mt Wellington area, Dargo High Plains, near Tolmie and Benambra areas), but likely more widespread at similar altitudes.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1994). Poaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Andre Messina, 2016-08-31
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Poales
family Poaceae
genus Poa
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Poa labillardierei var. acris in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Poa labillardierei var. acris in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

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New South Wales