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Bromus texensis (Shear) Hitchc.
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Bromopsis texensis
USDA Symbol: BRTE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Margin: Entire
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are usually minute and therefore inconspicuous.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Bromus texensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bromus texensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bromus texensis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff