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Bromus texensis

Bromus texensis (Shear) Hitchc.

Texas Brome

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Bromopsis texensis

USDA Symbol: BRTE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Margin: Entire
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Caryopsis

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are usually minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye.

Distribution

USA: TX

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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