Calflora
Taxon  Report   1201    
Bromus grandis  (Shear) Hitchc.
Tall brome
Bromus grandis
© 2005 Steve Matson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Bromus grandis
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Bromus grandis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Bromus grandis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bromopsis grandis
ICPN: Bromus porteri var. assimilis
More information about  Bromus grandis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (BRGR4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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