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Poa pratensis ssp. alpigena
Ćttkvísl   Poa
     
Nafn   pratensis
     
Höfundur   Linnaeus
     
Ssp./var   ssp. alpigena
     
Höfundur undirteg.   (Fries ex Blitt) Hiitonen
     
Yrki form  
     
Höf.  
     
Íslenskt nafn   Vallarsveifgras
     
Ćtt   Poaceae (Grasaćtt)
     
Samheiti   Poa alpigena Lindman, Sv. Fanerogamfl. 91. 1918; P. pratensis var. alpigena Blytt, nom. illeg. superfl.; P. pratensis var. contracta Keng; P. pratensis var. iantha Laestadius.
     
Lífsform   Fjölćr grastegund
     
Kjörlendi   Mountain meadows and mires, alpine grasslands, fertilized areas, homefields, disturbed areas.
     
Blómlitur  
     
Blómgunartími   Júní-júlí
     
Hćđ   0.1 - 0.7 m
     
 
Vaxtarlag   Plantan grćn eđa međ fjólubláum blć og grönnum jarđrenglum, 10-70 sm á hćđ.
     
Lýsing   Leaf sheaths smooth, glabrous; blades flat or more often folded, 2-5 cm × 0.6-2(-3) mm, surfaces and margins slightly scabrid or smooth, adaxially frequently sparsely hairy, of tillers often curved upward, to 12 cm; ligules 0.8-2.5 mm, abaxially smooth or sparsely scabrid. Panicle loosely contracted or eventually open, erect, 5-10(-20) × 1-3.5(-5) cm; branches spreading at anthesis, slightly flexuous, 2-4 per node, slender, smooth or sparsely scabrid, longest 1.5-4 cm, with 9-15 spikelets in distal 1/2. Spikelets purple-violet, 3-5 mm, florets 2 or 3; glumes subequal, lower glume 2-3.5 mm, upper glume 2.5-4 mm; lemmas ovate, 3.3-4.3 mm, keel villous for 2/3 of length, marginal veins for 1/2, intermediate veins glabrous or sparsely pilulose to short villous; palea smooth or proximally with sparse hooks between keels, keels scabrid, sometimes medially pilulose. Anthers (1.2-)1.3-1.8 mm. Fl. and fr. Jul-Aug. 2n = 28, 35, 42, 56, 63, 70, 74-78, 84.
     
Jarđvegur   Succeeds in any well-drained moderately fertile & moist soil in a sunny position.
     
Heimildir   9, HKr, http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=2&taxon_id=242339053
     
Reynsla  
     
     
Útbreiđsla   Common all over Iceland Önnur náttúruleg heimkynni t.d.: Asía, Evr´pa, N og S Ameríka.
     
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