Taxon  Report   1209 
Bromus madritensis  L.  ssp. rubens  (L.) Husn.
Foxtail brome,  Foxtail chess, Foxtail grass, Red brome
Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
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Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
© 2005 Steve Matson
Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Parent Record Bromus madritensis
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Bromus rubens
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ICPN: Bromus rubens
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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:   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2018).

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