Annual poa (Poa annua)

Widespread grass weed – abundant in many pastures. Annual.



Up to 20 cm tall, it grows quickly and heads all year round. It has fine soft light green leaves with tips that curve upwards.



Annual poa grows aggressively in bare areas of pasture in autumn, winter and spring. Typically it finishes seeding and dies in spring when it gets dry. Poa can be abundant in pastures, filling gaps even on compacted ground. Is eaten by stock.