Is Kentucky blue grass a C3 type plant?
Yes it is. C3-type plants are cool-season plants, which grow best in the cool season in the South or in the colder climate of the North (Northern USA and most of Canada).
Kentucky got its nickname after a a type of grass that grows in Kentucky and in the spring it gets blue purple bud. The grass is actually green, but when compared to other green grass, it does have a blue tint to it. Its called this because the most common type of grass there is in the genus poa more commonly named bluegrass
Because there is a type of grass seed that is tinted blue when the sun hits it just right. This grass is called of course, Bluegrass. Since this grass was found only in Kentucky, the stated received its nick name of the bluegrass state. However bluegrass can be bought and found in other states as well now.
Some of Kentucky's grass has a blue tint to it. Not all grass in Kentucky is bluegrass. Bluegrass grows heavily in the central part of the state, and becomes more sparse in the further areas. When you're in an area where all the grass is bluegrass, you can't tell that it's bluegrass, because it really is green. But - in parts of the state where the bluegrass is more sparse, you can look out over…
Cool Season Type Grasses: Bentgrass, Kentucky Bluegrass, Rough Bluegrass, Red Fescue, Annual Ryegrass, Perennial Ryegrass. Typical Transition Zone Grasses: Kentucky Bluegrass; Tall Fescue; Perennial Ryegrass; Thermal Blue; Zoysiagrass. Warm Season Type Grasses: Bahia, Bermuda Grass; Buffalo Grass; Carpet Grass; Centipede; St. Augustine Grass; Zoysiagrass