Calflora
Taxon  Report   1215    
Bromus stamineus  E. Desv.  
(no longer an active name)
Harlan brome,  Roadside brome
Bromus stamineus
© 2006 Steve Matson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Bromus stamineus, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bromus stamineus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Bromus catharticus var. elatus

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bromus valdivianus
PLANTS: Ceratochloa straminea
NOTE: Bromus stamineus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Bromus stamineus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (BRST3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).