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Taxon: Bromus inermis Leyss. subsp. inermis

Genus: Bromus subgenus: Festucoides
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Bromeae
Nomen number: 317142
Name verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 376 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

  • Austrian bromegrass   (Source: Agron Monog 34:535.) – English
  • awnless brome   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Hungarian brome   (Source: Bromus NAmer ) – English
  • Hungarian bromegrass   (Source: Agron Monog 34:805.) – English
  • Russian bromegrass   (Source: Agron Monog 34:805.) – English
  • smooth brome   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • smooth bromegrass   (Source: Agron Monog 34:805.) – English
  • wu mang que mai   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • brome inerme   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • brome sans arêtes   (Source: L Noms French ed6 ) – French
  • unbegrannte Trespe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • wehrlose Trespe   (Source: UPOV ) – German
  • bromo inerme   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • capim-cevadilha   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • koster bezosty   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • bromo de Hungría   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • bromo inerme   (Source: UPOV ) – Spanish
  • foderlosta   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku
    Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan [n.]
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

    Southern Africa: South Africa
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
    United States
    Southern South America: Argentina; Uruguay

    Australia: Australia
    Middle Europe: Hungary
    East Europe: Ukraine
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota



Check other web resources for Bromus inermis Leyss. subsp. inermis:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • Grass Manual on the Web: Manual of Grasses for North America North of Mexico
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops


  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Florets: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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