OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Bromus commutatus   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bromus racemosus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Bromus commutatus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Bromus commutatus

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-14-010:
Bromus commutatus   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Bromus racemosus

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Bromus commutatus

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome


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image of Bromus commutatus, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_brco4_001_lvd

        

image of Bromus commutatus, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome

Bryan England    bry_b_commutatus1

June    Wake County    NC

Wilkerson Nature Preserve

image of Bromus commutatus, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome

Bryan England    bry_b_commutatus1b

June    Wake County    NC

Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Panicle relatively open, branches stiff, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Bromus commutatus, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome

Bryan England    bry_b_commutatus2

June    Wake County    NC

Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Pedicels longer than the spikelets; lemma awns 5-12mm long, straight, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Bromus commutatus, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome

Bryan England    bry_b_commutatus3

June    Wake County    NC

Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Sheaths retrorsely pilose; blades more or less pubescent, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Bromus commutatus   FAMILY Poaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bromus racemosus   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Bromus commutatus

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Bromus commutatus

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-14-010:
Bromus commutatus   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Bromus racemosus

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Bromus commutatus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3891

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Europe

Common

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

FRUIT:
Grain reddish

 

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