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Species Information

Poa annua L.
(name current 2016)


(exotic - see Alien Plants Database)
Growth form: Graminoid
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: highveld only

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Poa annua - Soft slender annual, usually only few cm high, spreading at base, often rooting on long prostrate stems, light green, hairless. Leaf-blades flat. Inflorescence spreading, light coloured, c 5 cm long; spikelets c 4 mm long, few-flowered; lemmas with clear margins.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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