Rough Bluegrass

(Poa trivialis)

Rough Bluegrass

Leaves Ligule Flowers
rough bluegrass leaf rough bluegrass ligule rough bluegrass flowerhead

Growing habits: Erect, bending or reclining stem perennial

Root anatomy: Fibrous roots and stolons

Leaf anatomy: Leaf blades flat, rough with boat-shaped tip, rough margins, sheaths rough/keeled/compressed, yellow-green in color

Reproduction: Inflorescence open pyramidal panicle, spikelets flattened w/2 to 3 flowers

References: Weeds of the South by Charles T. Bryson and Michael S. DeFelice