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Taxon: Bromus tectorum L.

Genus: Bromus subgenus: Stenobromus
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Bromeae.
Nomen number: 7880
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:77. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 07-Apr-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 38 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:
CO*, CT*, WI°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.
Link to species profile at National Invasive Species Information Center

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • bronco grass   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • cheatgrass   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • downy brome   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • downy chess   (Source: Grass US ) – English
  • drooping brome   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • June grass   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • wall brome   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • brome des toits   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Dachtrespe   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • bromo-felpudo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • bromo-pendente   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • capim-cevadinha   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • bromo velloso   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • espiguilla colgante   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • taklosta   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Kuwait; Saudi Arabia
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia [s.w.]
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    China: China
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India [n.w.]; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Norway [s.]; Sweden [s.]
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Moldova; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia [e.]
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Mississippi, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Bromus tectorum L.:


Images:

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?7880 (30 September 2014)

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