Etymology: Poa: ancient Greek name for "grass" or "fodder"
Plants: perennial grass
Conservation Status: Threatened
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 10, Wetland Indicator = OBL WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin listed species including state and federal status, photos, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Grasses of Iowa: Detailed photographs, descriptions, maps Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc.