Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3793

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain reddish?

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bromus arvensis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bromus arvensis   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Bromus arvensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Field Brome


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_brar5_001_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_brar5_002_lhd

        

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Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org    bug_5387185

Month Unknown        

Resembling B. japonicus, spikelets thinner, flatter, often tinged w purple, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

picture of -, image of Bromus arvensis

Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org    bug_5387186

Month Unknown        

Foliage downy to subglabrous, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

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John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org    bug_5391951

Month Unknown