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California Brome

Bromus carinatus

Plant Description

California brome, also known as mountain brome, is a native, cool season, annual, biennial, or short-lived perennial bunchgrass. It is a highly variable species. The base of this robust plant is very open with coarse, erect to spreading stems (culms) that grow 45-120 cm tall. Leaf blades are 1-12 mm wide, lax and spread out along stems. The inflorescence (seed head, panicle) is 10-30 cm long, large, open, and erect to somewhat drooping. The root system is deep and widespread.

Plant Details

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