Poa annua L. in the maritime Antarctic: an overview

  title={Poa annua L. in the maritime Antarctic: an overview},
  author={Katarzyna Joanna Chwedorzewska and Irena Giełwanowska and Maria A. Olech and Marco A. Molina‐Montenegro and Maciej W{\'o}dkiewicz and Halina Galera},
  journal={Polar Record},
  pages={637 - 643}
ABSTRACT Poa annua is the only flowering plant species that has established a breeding population in the maritime Antarctic, through repeated anthropogenic introduction. The first appearance of this species in the Antarctic was observed in 1953. Annual bluegrass inhabits mainly anthropogenic sites, but recently has entered tundra communities. The functioning of P. annua in the Antarctic could not have been possible without adaptations that enable the plants to persist in the specific climatic… 
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