Taxon  Report   1195    
Bromus carinatus  Hook. & Arn.
California brome grass,  California bromegrass
Bromus carinatus
© 2003 James B. Gratiot
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Bromus carinatus
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Bromus carinatus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Bromus carinatus, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Bromus carinatus
© 2018 David popp
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bromus carinatus var. californicus
PLANTS: Bromus carinatus var. hookerianus
PLANTS: Bromus laciniatus
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More information about  Bromus carinatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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