Taxon  Report   1210    
Bromus orcuttianus  Vasey
Orcutt's brome grass
Bromus orcuttianus
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Bromus orcuttianus
© 2018 Liz Block
Bromus orcuttianus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Bromus orcuttianus, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Bromus orcuttianus
© 2018 Liz Block
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bromopsis orcuttiana
PLANTS: Bromus orcuttianus var. hallii
More information about  Bromus orcuttianus
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 19, 2019).