Taxon  Report   1209 
Bromus madritensis  L.  ssp. rubens  (L.) Husnot
Foxtail brome,  Foxtail chess, Foxtail grass, Red brome

Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

 Interactive Distribution Map 

 Observation Hotline 
 (observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Parent Record Bromus madritensis.
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens

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

TJM2: Bromus rubens
 More information about  Bromus madritensis ssp. rubens

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

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: Nov 28, 2015).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.

News About Calflora Home
Calflora  -  1700 Shattuck Avenue   #198,   Berkeley, CA   94709  -  510 883-3148  -  CONTACT