Taxon  Report   1198 
Bromus catharticus  Vahl
rescue grass,  rescuegrass
Bromus catharticus, a monocot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Bromus catharticus
© 2005 Ken Harris
Bromus catharticus
© 2006 Steve Matson
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Bromus catharticus var. catharticus
Bromus catharticus var. elatus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Bromus brevis
PLANTS: Bromus haenkeanus
PLANTS: Bromus unioloides
PLANTS: Bromus willdenowii
PLANTS: Ceratochloa cathartica
PLANTS: Ceratochloa unioloides
PLANTS: Ceratochloa willdenowii
PLANTS: Festuca unioloides
XWALK: Bromus willdenovii
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 31, 2015).

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