Taxon  Report   1220    
Bromus vulgaris  (Hook.) Shear
Columbia brome,  Common brome
Bromus vulgaris, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bromopsis vulgaris
PLANTS: Bromus vulgaris var. eximius
PLANTS: Bromus vulgaris var. robustus
More information about  Bromus vulgaris
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 30, 2020).