Taxon  Report   9740    
Bromus berteroanus  Colla
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Bromus berteroanus
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Bromus berteroanus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Bromus berteroanus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Bromus berteroanus, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Bromus berteroanus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Communities: (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bromus berterianus
PLANTS: Bromus trinii var. excelsus
ICPN + PLANTS: Bromus trinii
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More information about  Bromus berteroanus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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).