Kentucky bluegrass series
Section: herb Series Dominated by Herbaceous Plants
Series formation: 
Series height:<1 m
Series canopy cover:o
Series ground layer:?
Elevation range (lower):0
(upper):   3500
Wetland information:Wetlands:habitat seasonally, permanently saturated with shallow water table. Water chemistry: fresh, saline. Cowardin class: Palustrine emergent wetland. Uplands: all topographic locations. The national list of wetland plants (Reed 1988) lists Kentucky bluegrass as a FACU.
Upland information: Uplands:all topographic locations. The national list of wetland plants (Reed 1988) lists Kentucky bluegrass as a FACU.
Reference:: Allen-Diaz (1991).
Comments:Kentucky bluegrass is probably a European introduction extensively naturalized in freshwater or saline, disturbed or stable meadows throughout California. It hybridizes with Poa secunda and its ecotypes [ P. ampla, P. canbyi, P. gracillima, P. incurva, P. limosa, P. nevadensis, P. sandbergii, P. scabrella ; see One-sided bluegrass series]. In the Sierra Nevada, Ratliff (1982, 1985) describes this series as containing many sedges.
Plot based descriptions:Stuart et al. (1993) defines one association at Castle Crags State Park in Siskiyou Co. l-KlaR; Allen-Diaz (1991) three associations in Sierra Co. m-SN.
Series Association:Allen-Diaz (1991): Kentucky bluegrass-sedge association, Kentucky bluegrass-silver cinquefoil association, Narrower sedge-Kentucky bluegrass association. Stuart et al. (1993): Kentucky bluegrass-spreading rush-hairy wood-rush association.
FormationTemperate or sub-polar grassland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Kentucky bluegrass series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Kentucky bluegrass series
Common species: View common species for: Kentucky bluegrass series

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