Taxon: Bromus erectus Huds.

Genus: Bromus
Subgenus: Festucoides
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Bromeae
Nomen number: 7795
Place of publication: Fl. angl. 39. 1762
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 40 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Azerbaijan ; Georgia
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Netherlands ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Xizang
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina ; Chile


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Check other web resources for Bromus erectus Huds. :


  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image