Broom Grass, Brome, Cheat Grass

Depending on which source you consult, there are between 100 and 400 species of cool season grasses in this genus. The genus name comes from a Greek word for "oats".

The plants in this genus are closely related to similar genera such as Triticum (wheat), Hordeum (barley) and Secale (rye).


Bromus macrostachys Broom
B. tectorum Cheatgrass
   
 

 

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