Thomas M. Pullen Herbarium
Thursday, April 17, 2014 University of Mississippi | Biology Department
Mississippi Plants Checklist
Poa Species
Each of the following have been documented for the state of Mississippi.
"Accepted Name" is the scientific name currently used in the USDA Plants Database.
Click on the Accepted Name to search the Pullen Herbarium Specimen Database.

Accepted Name: Poa annua L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Poa arachnifera Torr.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Poa autumnalis Muhl. ex Ell.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Poa chapmaniana Scribn.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Poa compressa L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Poa palustris L.
Source: Wieland, R.G., with C.T. Bryson, B. Sorrie, K. Gordon, S. Leonard, and J.T. Kartesz. 3 March 2003. Introduced Plants of Mississippi. Draft of list by Mississippi Natural Heritage Program and participating botanists.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Poa pratensis L.
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Poa pratensis L. ssp. pratensis
Source: John Kartesz. Personal communication. Often used to indicate the likely expression of a species within a state or province.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Poa secunda J. Presl
Source: Wieland, R.G., with C.T. Bryson, B. Sorrie, K. Gordon, S. Leonard, and J.T. Kartesz. 3 March 2003. Introduced Plants of Mississippi. Draft of list by Mississippi Natural Heritage Program and participating botanists.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Poa sylvestris Gray
Source: Lowe, E.N. 1921. Plants of Mississippi. Mississippi State Geological Survey Bull., No. 17. Jackson, Mississippi.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

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