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Taxon: Bromus secalinus L.

Genus: Bromus subgenus: Bromus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Bromeae.
Nomen number: 7867
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:76. 1753, nom. cons.
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) through conservation of the genus Bromus
Name verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 6 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.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
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:
AL°, AR*°, DE°, FL°, GA°, KS°, LA°, MS°, NJ°, OK*°, SC°, TN°, TX°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • cheat   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • cheatgrass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • chess   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • rye brome   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • brome faux-seigle   (Source: L Noms French ed6 ) – French
  • bromo-centeio   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • capim-cevadinha   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • koster ržanoj   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • råglosta   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Animal food: fodder   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey - Canakkale
    Caucasus: Georgia
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Hungary; Slovakia
    East Europe: Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia; Turkey - Istanbul
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [possibly]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    Mexico
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Chile

      Adventive:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina

      Cultivated: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, Washington

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Bromus secalinus L.:


Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Florets: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?7867 (31 July 2014)

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