CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record poa_lettermanii - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 03:26 ET b
Poa lettermanii
common nameLetterman's blue grass
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (12):
Cirque Peak (329B) 3611842, Mount Williamson (352A) 3611863, Mount Whitney (352D) 3611853, Aberdeen (373A) 3611883, Kearsarge Peak (373D) 3611873, Mount Thompson (394A) 3711825, Mount Darwin (394B) 3711826, North Palisade (394D) 3711815, Mount Tom (414C) 3711836, Mount Hilgard (415D) 3711837, Juniper Mountain (431B) 3711862, White Mountain Peak (432A) 3711863
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Fresno (FRE), Inyo (INY), Mono (MNO), Tulare (TUL), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)(sandy or rocky)
blooming period Jul-Aug  
elevation range3500 - 4265 meters
See Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 1:273 (1893) for original description, and Systematic Botany 16(3):522-523 (1991) for taxonomic treatment.
full namePoa lettermanii Vasey
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  POLE3 Element Code  PMPOA4Z1H0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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