Bromus marginatus Nees ex Steud.
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Ceratochloa marginata, Ceratochloa marginata
USDA Symbol: BRMA4
Mountain Brome is a member of the grass family (family Poaceae). Grasses are herbs, rarely woody, with cylindrical, jointed flowering stems (culms), hollow between the joints, leaves often mostly basal and tiny flowers aggregated into highly modified clusters.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , ID , IL , MA , ME , MT , NE , NM , NV , NY , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Bromus marginatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bromus marginatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bromus marginatus
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff