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Poa bulbosa
(bulbous bluegrass)

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Poa bulbosa (bulbous bluegrass)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Poa bulbosa
  • Preferred Common Name
  • bulbous bluegrass
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Poa bulbosa L.

Preferred Common Name

  • bulbous bluegrass

Other Scientific Names

  • Poa crispa

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyperales
  •                         Family: Poaceae
  •                             Genus: Poa
  •                                 Species: Poa bulbosa

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Feb 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresent
LibyaPresent
MoroccoPresent
TunisiaPresent

Asia

AfghanistanPresent
ArmeniaPresent
AzerbaijanPresent
IndiaPresent
IranPresent
IraqPresent
IsraelPresent
JordanPresent
KazakhstanPresent
KyrgyzstanPresent
LebanonPresent
NepalPresent
PakistanPresent
South KoreaPresentIntroduced1993
SyriaPresent
TajikistanPresent
TurkeyPresent
TurkmenistanPresent
UzbekistanPresent

Europe

AlbaniaPresent
AustriaPresent
BelarusPresent
BelgiumPresent
BulgariaPresent
CyprusPresent
DenmarkPresent
EstoniaPresent
FinlandPresent
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
GreecePresent
HungaryPresent
IrelandPresentIntroduced1997
ItalyPresent
LatviaPresentIntroduced1925
LithuaniaPresentIntroduced1926As: Poa crispa
MoldovaPresent
NetherlandsPresent
NorwayPresent
PolandPresent
PortugalPresent
RomaniaPresent
RussiaPresent
SpainPresent
SwedenPresent
SwitzerlandPresent
UkrainePresent
United KingdomPresent

North America

CanadaPresentIntroduced1992
United StatesPresent
-OregonPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresentIntroduced1893

South America

ChilePresentIntroduced1996

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContextReferences
Hordeum vulgare (barley)PoaceaeUnknown
Medicago sativa (lucerne)FabaceaeUnknown
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)PoaceaeUnknown
Triticum aestivum (wheat)PoaceaeUnknown
Vafaee et al. (2011); Hassannejad and Ghafarbi (2013); Hassannejad and Ghisvandi (2013); Hassannejad et al. (2014); Ihsan et al. (2011)

References

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Hassannejad, S., Ghafarbi, S. P., 2013. Weed flora survey of Tabriz wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) fields. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), 3(9), 118-132. http://www.innspub.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/JBES-Vol3No9-p118-132.pdf

Hassannejad, S., Ghafarbi, S. P., 2014. Weed flora survey in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) fields of Shabestar (northwest of Iran). Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 60(7), 971-991. doi: 10.1080/03650340.2013.859383

Hassannejad, S., Ghafarbi, S. P., Abbasvand, E., Ghisvandi, B., 2014. Quantifying the effects of altitude and soil texture on weed species distribution in wheat fields of Tabriz, Iran. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), 5(1), 590-596. http://www.innspub.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/JBES-Vol5No1-p590-596.pdf

Hassannejad, S., Ghisvandi, B., 2013. Grasses distribution in wheat fields of Tabriz-Iran and recorded Sclerochloa woronowii (Hack.) Tzvelev as a new weed species for flora of Iran. Technical Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 3(22), 3119-3124. http://tjeas.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/3119-3124.pdf

Ihsan Ullah, Wazir, S. M., Ayesha Farooq, Khan, S. U., Zahid Hussain, 2011. Identification of common weeds and its distribution pattern in wheat fields of FR Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research, 17(4), 407-416. http://www.wssp.org.pk/174-12.pdf

Khan, R. U., Wazir, S. M., Muhammad Subhan, Saad Ullah, Hidayat Ullah, Aysha Farooq, Farheen Jaffar, Shazia, Shah, I. A., Mustafa Kamal, 2012. Weed flora of sugarcane in district Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research, 18(4), 541-552. http://www.wssp.org.pk/article.htm

Vafaee, B. S., Narimani, V., Farokhzad, A., Chasemzadeh, R., 2011. Quantitative evaluation of predominant of weeds in winter wheat and barley fields in Eastern Azerbaijan, Iran. Revista Cientifica UDO Agricola, 11(1), 126-133. http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?cg11013

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2011. Invasive Species Databases.,

Ghafarbi S P, Hassannejad S, 2013. Weed flora survey in University of Tabriz Botanical Garden. International Journal of Agronomy and Plant Production. 4 (1), 7-14. http://ijappjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/1/7-14.doc.pdf

Hassannejad S, Ghafarbi S P, 2013. Weed flora survey of Tabriz wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) fields. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES). 3 (9), 118-132. http://www.innspub.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/JBES-Vol3No9-p118-132.pdf

Hassannejad S, Ghafarbi S P, Abbasvand E, Ghisvandi B, 2014. Quantifying the effects of altitude and soil texture on weed species distribution in wheat fields of Tabriz, Iran. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES). 5 (1), 590-596. http://www.innspub.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/JBES-Vol5No1-p590-596.pdf

Hassannejad S, Ghisvandi B, 2013. Grasses distribution in wheat fields of Tabriz-Iran and recorded Sclerochloa woronowii (Hack.) Tzvelev as a new weed species for flora of Iran. Technical Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 3 (22), 3119-3124. http://tjeas.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/3119-3124.pdf

Ihsan Ullah, Wazir S M, Ayesha Farooq, Khan S U, Zahid Hussain, 2011. Identification of common weeds and its distribution pattern in wheat fields of FR Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research. 17 (4), 407-416. http://www.wssp.org.pk/174-12.pdf

Khan R U, Wazir S M, Muhammad Subhan, Saad Ullah, Hidayat Ullah, Aysha Farooq, Farheen Jaffar, Shazia, Shah I A, Mustafa Kamal, 2012. Weed flora of sugarcane in district Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research. 18 (4), 541-552. http://www.wssp.org.pk/article.htm

Kiedrowicz A, Rector B, Denİzhan E, Szydło W, Skoracka A, 2014. Infestation of grasses by eriophyoid mites (Acari: Eriophyoidea) in Turkey. International Journal of Acarology. 40 (6), 421-427. DOI:10.1080/01647954.2014.941004

Seebens H, Blackburn T M, Dyer E E, Genovesi P, Hulme P E, Jeschke J M, Pagad S, Pyšek P, Winter M, Arianoutsou M, Bacher S, Blasius B, Brundu G, Capinha C, Celesti-Grapow L, Dawson W, Dullinger S, Fuentes N, Jäger H, Kartesz J, Kenis M, Kreft H, Kühn I, Lenzner B, Liebhold A, Mosena A (et al), 2017. No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications. 8 (2), 14435. http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14435

Vafaee B S, Narimani V, Farokhzad A, Chasemzadeh R, 2011. Quantitative evaluation of predominant of weeds in winter wheat and barley fields in Eastern Azerbaijan, Iran. Revista Cientifica UDO Agricola. 11 (1), 126-133. http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?cg11013

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