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Poeae (a tribe of grasses)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Tribe)

Agrostis L. (bent grasses)
Agrostis canina (Velvet Bent), eg: Agrostis canina (Velvet Bent) - Stolon - shoots at tip Agrostis capillaris (Common Bent), eg: Agrostis capillaris (Common Bent) - Plant Agrostis curtisii (Bristle Bent), eg: Agrostis curtisii (Bristle Bent) - Plant - specimen
Genus 4 subtaxa 4 ident refs
Aira praecox L. (Early Hair-grass)
Plants - prostrate growth form
Alopecurus L. (foxtail grasses)
Alopecurus bulbosus (Bulbous Foxtail), eg: Alopecurus bulbosus (Bulbous Foxtail) - Inflorescence Alopecurus geniculatus (Marsh Foxtail), eg: Alopecurus geniculatus (Marsh Foxtail) - Plants Alopecurus pratensis (Meadow Foxtail), eg: Alopecurus pratensis (Meadow Foxtail) - Inflorescence - mid section - with freshly exserted anthers
Genus 4 subtaxa 5 ident refs
Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link (Marram, Marram Grass)
Leaf and ligule
Avena L. (oats)
Avena fatua (Wild-oat), eg: Avena fatua (Wild-oat) - Plant growing in wheat field
Genus 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs
Briza maxima L. (Greater Quaking Grass, Greater Quaking-grass)
Plant - in situ
Briza media L. (Quaking-grass)
Species   1 ident refs
Calamagrostis Adans. (small-reed grasses)
Calamagrostis epigejos (Wood Small-reed), eg: Calamagrostis epigejos (Wood Small-reed) - Inflorescences
Genus 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
Catabrosa aquatica (L.) P. Beauv. (Whorl-grass) Species   2 ident refs
Catapodium Link (fern-grasses)
Catapodium marinum (Sea Fern-grass), eg: Catapodium marinum (Sea Fern-grass) - Plants Catapodium rigidum (Fern-grass), eg: Catapodium rigidum (Fern-grass) - Plant - in situ
Genus 2 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Dactylis glomerata L. (Cock’S Foot, Cock's-foot)
Species   1 ident refs
Deschampsia cespitosa (L.) P. Beauv. (Tufted Hair-grass)
Base of plant
Species   1 ident refs
Deschampsia flexuosa (L.) Trin. (Wavy Hair-grass)
Species   1 ident refs
Festuca L. (fescue grasses)
Festuca filiformis (Fine-leaved Sheep’S-fescue), eg: Festuca filiformis (Fine-leaved Sheep’S-fescue) - Plant Festuca gigantea (Giant Fescue), eg: Festuca gigantea (Giant Fescue) - Stem node and auricles Festuca vivipara (Viviparous Sheep's-fescue), eg: Festuca vivipara (Viviparous Sheep's-fescue) - Inlorescence
Genus 5 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Helictotrichon Besser ex Schult. & Schult. f. (oat-grasses)
Helictotrichon pratense (Meadow Oat-grass), eg: Helictotrichon pratense (Meadow Oat-grass) - Leaf base and ligule Helictotrichon pubescens (Downy Oat-grass), eg: Helictotrichon pubescens (Downy Oat-grass) - Leaf base - side view
Genus 2 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Hierochloe odorata (L.) P. Beauv. (Holy-grass) Species   1 ident refs
Holcus lanatus L. (Yorkshire-fog)
Plant - in situ
Species   1 ident refs
Koeleria macrantha sens. lat. (Ledeb.) Schultes (crested hair-grass) Species aggregate 1 subtaxon  
Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) Schult. (Crested Hair-grass)
Plant - in situ
Lagurus ovatus L. (Hare's-tail)
Lolium L. (rye-grasses)
Lolium multiflorum (Italian Rye-grass), eg: Lolium multiflorum (Italian Rye-grass) - Spikelets Lolium perenne (Perennial Rye-grass), eg: Lolium perenne (Perennial Rye-grass) - Flowers at anthesis
Genus 2 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Mibora minima (L.) Desv. (Early Sand-grass) Species   2 ident refs
Phalaris arundinacea L. (Reed Canary-grass)
Phalaris arundinacea var. arundinacea (Reed Canary-grass), eg: Phalaris arundinacea var. arundinacea (Reed Canary-grass) - Plant - in situ - against well lit water surface
Species 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs
Phleum arenarium L. (Sand Cat's-tail)
Phleum bertolonii DC. (Smaller Cat’S-tail)
Phleum phleoides (L.) H. Karst. (Purple-stem Cat's-tail)
Plant - in situ
Poa L. (meadow-grasses)
Poa compressa (Flattened Meadow-grass), eg: Poa compressa (Flattened Meadow-grass) - Inflorescence branch Poa trivialis (Rough Meadow-grass), eg: Poa trivialis (Rough Meadow-grass) - Inflorescence
Genus 4 subtaxa 7 ident refs
Puccinellia Parl. (saltmarsh-grasses)
Puccinellia maritima (Common Saltmarsh-grass), eg: Puccinellia maritima (Common Saltmarsh-grass) - Leaf tips
Genus 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
Sesleria caerulea (L.) Ard. (Blue Moor-grass)
Vulpia C.C. Gmel. (a genus of fescue grasses)
Vulpia fasciculata (Dune Fescue), eg: Vulpia fasciculata (Dune Fescue) - Plant
Genus 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 5 general literature references to Poeae (a tribe of grasses)

Poeae may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(vascular plants)
(flowering plants)
(monocotyledonous flowering plants)
(grasses, couch)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1466 feeding and other relationships of Poeae (a tribe of grasses)

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