Calflora
Taxon  Report   11687 
Festuca bromoides  L.
Brome fescue
Festuca bromoides
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Festuca bromoides
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
Festuca bromoides
© 2008 Sean B. Smith
Festuca bromoides, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Festuca bromoides
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Vulpia bromoides
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Festuca dertonensis
TJM2: Vulpia bromoides
More information about  Festuca bromoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (VUBR)

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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2017).

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