Taxon: Bromus racemosus L.

Genus: Bromus
  Subgenus: Bromus
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Bromeae
Nomen number: 7855
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:114. 1762
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 29 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Grass US)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: Ireland
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; Mexico; United States
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Chile


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  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. 1950 (Grass US)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
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