Perennial grass, 20 - 80 cm (7.87 - 31.49 inch) tall.
Dense, creeping subterraneous rhizomes, panicle oblong or pyramid- shaped.
Quiet dense, erect, early tillering, youngest leaf folded (similiar to Poa trivialis).
Stems: Crooked ascendant, slender, wiry, tufted, curving upward.
Leaves: Sheath slightly compressed, not sharply keeled, split with overlapping margins.
Leaf blade parallel sided, 2-4 mm (0.078 - 0.157 inch) wide, keeled, v-shaped.
Foliage deep green.
Ligule very short.