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LP17431-5Kentucky blue grass (Poa pratensis)Active


LP17431-5   Poa pratensis
Meadow grass/Kentucky blue is native to Europe and Asia, this grass now has worldwide distribution in temperate regions. It is probably the most important introduced grass in North America. It is best adapted for growth in cool, humid climates. In North America, though it occurs in every one of the United States, it is most prevalent in the northern half of the United States and the southern half of Canada. It is a highly palatable pasture grass and is also extensively used for lawns and turf. It is a major pollen-producer.

Meadow grass pollen is a common inducer of asthma, allergic rhinitis and allergic conjunctivitis. Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

Basic Part Properties

Poa pratensis
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Construct for LOINC Short Name
Kent blue grass

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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
Synonyms: 早熟禾属
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Poa pratensis
Synonyms: veldbeemdgrad
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Poa pratensis
Synonyms: Pâturin des prés Kentucky
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Poa pratensis
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Poa pratensis
Synonyms: Erba fienarola (Poa pratensis)
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Poa pratensis
Synonyms: Мятлик луговой (Poa pratensis)
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Poa pratensis
Synonyms: Мятлик луговой (Poa pratensis)
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Poa pratensis
Synonyms: Grama de los prados