Taxon  Report   1202 
Bromus hordeaceus  L.
Soft brome,  Soft chess

Bromus hordeaceus
© 2009 Keir Morse
Bromus hordeaceus
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Bromus hordeaceus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Bromus hordeaceus, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Bromus hordeaceus
© 2006 Brent Miller
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Subspecies and Varieties:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Bromus hordeaceus ssp. divaricatus
TJM2: Bromus hordeaceus ssp. molliformis
TJM2: Bromus hordeaceus ssp. thominei
TJM2: Bromus mollis
 More information about  Bromus hordeaceus

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

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: Dec 01, 2015).

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