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Bromus madritensis  L.  ssp. madritensis 
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Bromus madritensis ssp. madritensis is an annual grasslike herb that is not native to California.
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Parent: Bromus madritensis
Genus: Bromus
Family: Poaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

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Alternate Names:
PLANTSBromus madritensis
Information about  Bromus madritensis ssp. madritensis from other sources
USDA PLANTS Profile (BRMA3)

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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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 01/27/2023).