Taxon  Report   1194    
Bromus briziformis  Fisch. & C. A. Mey.
Rattlesnake brome,  Rattlesnake chess
Bromus briziformis
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Bromus briziformis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Bromus briziformis, 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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Bromus briziformis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bromus brizaeformis
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).