Poa angustifolia L.

Narrow-leaved meadowgrass

source: Tim van de Vondervoort, Waarneming.nl 20150502
source: Tim van de Vondervoort, Waarneming.nl 20150502


GrinTax Poa pratensis subsp. angustifolia (L.) Dumort.
The Plant list Poa angustifolia L.
English name Narrow-leaved meadowgrass

Crop relationship
Meadow grass same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe cold and temperate zones
Asia idem
Africa -
North-America idem
South-America -
Australia -
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, August 2016
Distribution data GBIF, August 2016

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information