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Bromus ciliatus (Fringed brome)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Bromus ciliatus

Bromus ciliatus L.

Fringed brome

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: brci2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

Drooping florets oat-like appearance. Cool-season, clump-forming grass. Often with conifers such as cedars (Ontario Native Plants 2002)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Spikelet
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Leaf: Green
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , NB , NS , ON , PE , SK
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field,Swamp/Marsh

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Find Seed or Plants

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACU FAC FACW FAC FACW FACW FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

North American Native Plant Society - Etobicoke, ON

Additional resources

USDA: Find Bromus ciliatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bromus ciliatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bromus ciliatus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-12-23
Research By: TWC Staff

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