Taxon  Report   1195 
Bromus carinatus  Hook. & Arn.
California brome grass,  California bromegrass

Bromus carinatus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Bromus carinatus
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Bromus carinatus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Bromus carinatus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Bromus carinatus
© 2003 James B. Gratiot
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities)
Distribution by County 

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

PLANTS: Bromus carinatus var. californicus
PLANTS: Bromus carinatus var. hookerianus
PLANTS: Bromus laciniatus
PLANTS: Ceratochloa carinata
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Nov 26, 2015).

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