Panarctic Flora


342626c Poa hartzii subsp. vrangelica (Tzvelev) Soreng & L.J. Gillespie


Wrangel Island: Rare
Mid Arctic Tundra: Presence uncertain
Southern Arcti Tundra: Rare
Shrub Tundra: Rare

2n= (1) 49 (7x). - Far East (Wrangel Island). - Petrovsky and Zhukova (1981).
(2) 56 (8x). - Far East (Wrangel Island). - Zhukova and Petrovsky (1971).

Geography: Amphi-Beringian: RFE ALA CAN.

Notes: The chromosome numbers reported for subsp. vrangelica are lower than those known for Poa hartzii s. str., but see Petrovsky and Zhukova (1981; 2n = 70 from Wrangel Island for P. hartzii). Soreng (2007) accepted this subspecies from northern Alaska and the western Canadian Arctic Archipelago (the Queen Elisabeth Islands).

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