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Kentucky bluegrass

Scientific name
Poa pratensis
Also Known As
Common meadow-grass, smooth meadow-grass
Plant Family
Plant Group
Kentucky bluegrass is a creeping (by rhizomes), fine-textured, cool season turf grass.
Identification Hints

This grass features soft, narrow, linear, rich, medium to dark green blades (to 1/8" wide) and characteristic boat-shaped tips.

Did You Know?

Kentucky bluegrass is one of the most widely planted turf grasses for the northern half of the United States and is generally considered to be the standard by which cool season grasses are compared.