Erect Brome

Erect Brome Plant Information


Erect Brome grows in the following 19 states:

Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Vermont, Wisconsin, Oregon, West Virginia, Alabama, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Virginia, Washington

Bromus erectus, commonly known as erect brome,upright brome or meadow brome, is a dense, course, tufted perennial grass. It can grow to 120 centimetres (47in). Like many brome grasses the plant is hairy.

The ligule is blunt but finely serrated, sometimes with hairy edges. Panicle is usually upright, rather than nodding, bearing up to four panicles on each. These can be purple, red or green. B.erectus flowers in June and July.
Found on well-drained calcerous soils, B.erectus is widespread in Europe, South West Asia, North West Africa, and has been introduced into North America.

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