[gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org] Europe, Asia native, Habitat, Characteristics: Meadow brome is native to Europe and western Asia and widely introduced in North America, where it is considered a noxious weed in some states. It is found in all New England states.
Anthropogenic (man-made or disturbed habitats), meadows and fields
Leaf blade width 2 to 4 mm
the flowers are attached to branches rather than to the main axis of the inflorescence
Spikelet length 14 to 30 mm
Glume relative length: neither glume is quite as long as all of the florets
Awn on glume
the glume has no awn
One or more florets
there is more than one floret per spikelet
Lemma awn length 3 to 10 mm
Leaf sheath hair type
there are hairs on the surface of the leaf sheath, but the hairs do not have blisters at their bases
there are no hairs on the surface of the leaf sheath
Leaf ligule length 1 to 2.5 mm
Anther length 0.7 to 1.7 mm (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)
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