Poa fendleriana (Steud.) Vasey

Possibly the most common spring-flowering grass in northwestern New Mexico, also common at higher elevations throughout the rest of the state. The uppermost leaf on flowering culm s has no blade, which helps distinguish this from the other Poa.

A staminate plant at Navajo Lake, 4/30/06.

A pistillate plant at Cuba Mesa, 4/29/06.

Pistillate spikelets at Cuba Mesa, 4/29/06.

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