[Bluegrass: The Genus Poa East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass

Poa secunda

Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia

Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda (Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia)

Sandberg's bluegrass as seen along Rock Creek at the Escure Ranch (BLM), eastern Adams County, WA........May 14, 2011.

Close-up of the inflorescence of Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda (Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia) - Close-up of the inflorescence of Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda (Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia)

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of Sandberg's bluegrass as seen at Odessa Craters, Lincoln County, Washington........April 28, 2007.

Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda (Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia)

The photo above shows Sandberg's bluegrass as seen at Odessa Craters, Lincoln County, Washington.........April 28, 2007.

Inflorescence of Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda (Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia) - Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda (Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia) - Inflorescence of Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda (Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia)

Sandberg's bluegrass as seen along Rock Creek at the Escure Ranch (BLM), eastern Adams County, WA.........May 14, 2011.

Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda (Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia) - Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda (Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia)

Sandberg's bluegrass as seen at about 6000' along FS Road 5401-811, on the northern approach to Baldy Mountain, Malheur National Forest........June 3, 2011.

Bib Bluegrass, Curly Bluegrass, One-sided Bluegrass, Pacific Bluegrass, Sandberg Bluegrass, Sandberg's Bluegrass: Poa secunda (Synonyms: Festuca oregona, Poa ampla, Poa brachyglossa, Poa buckleyana, Poa buckleyana var. sandbergii, Poa canbyi, Poa confusa, Poa englishii, Poa gracillima, Poa gracillima var. gracillima, Poa gracillima var. multnomae, Poa incurva, Poa juncifolia, Poa juncifolia ssp. porteri, Poa juncifolia var. ampla, Poa juncifolia var. juncifolia, Poa laevigata, Poa laeviculmis, Poa nevadensis, Poa nevadensis var. juncifolia, Poa orcuttiana, Poa sandbergii, Poa scabrella, Poa secunda ssp. juncifolia, Poa secunda ssp. nevadensis, Poa secunda ssp. secunda, Poa secunda var. elongata, Poa secunda var. incurva, Poa secunda var. stenophylla, Poa stenantha var. sandbergii, Poa tenuifolia)

Sandberg's bluegrass as seen on basalt outcrops along the old Sprague Highway about one mile west of Miller Ranch Road, eastern Washington..........April 28, 2014.

Paul Slichter