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Herbarium specimen: Poa compressa

Taxon:Poaceae: Poa compressa L. ("Flattened Meadow-grass")
Filed in taxon folder:Poaceae: Poa compressa L. ("Flattened Meadow-grass")
Collected by:Mr James Alfred Wheldon
Collection date:8/1900
Locality:Great Britain, VC60 West Lancashire, Glasson Dock, SD45, "By the edges of footpaths near the railway, Glasson Dock"
ex herb:Rev William Hunt Painter
Institution:Aberystwyth University Herbarium (ABS)
Image:Poa compressa herbarium specimen from Glasson Dock, VC60 West Lancashire in 1900 by Mr James Alfred Wheldon.
notes:Wheldon notes that p.compressa appears to be rare in Lancashire, as it is not recorded in the "floras" of Buxton or Dickinson; nor in "Top.Bot.," ed.2., for vc59 and vc60.

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+Poa compressaGB, VC60 West Lancashire, Glasson DockJames Alfred Wheldon8/1900BIRM

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+Poa compressaGB, VC59 South Lancashire, WaltonJames Alfred Wheldon7/1900ABS

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Documented by john hughes on 11th February 2009.

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