Taxon  Report   9743    
Bromus inermis  Leyss.
Smooth brome
Bromus inermis
© 2009 James M. Andre
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Bromus inermis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Bromus inermis
© 2006 Nick Kurzenko
Bromus inermis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Bromus inermis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bromus
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed, disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Bromus inermis ssp. inermis
ICPN: Bromus inermis var. inermis
More information about  Bromus inermis
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 21, 2019).