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Taxon: Brachypodium sylvaticum (Huds.) P. Beauv.

Genus: Brachypodium
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Brachypodieae
Nomen number: 7606
Place of publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 101, 155, 156, 181. 1812
Name verified on: 24-Dec-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 39 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.

A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
OR*, WA*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • false brome   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • slender false bromegrass   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • brachypode des bois   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Waldzwenke   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • lastón de los bosques   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • lundskafting   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish




Check other web resources for Brachypodium sylvaticum (Huds.) P. Beauv.:


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  • 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.
URL: (29 July 2015)

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