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Prairie Grass - introduced (*Bromus catharticus)

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priarie grass prairie grass

Native to South America. Perennial. C3.

Family. Poaceae (Grass family).


Prairie Grass is a very common weed, usually growing with other weeds in disturbed places. The flowers with shades of green and brown are distinctive.

It is an environmental weed.

Bromos: a kind of oat; catharticus: a purging effect.

1-4. Spikelets. Castlemaine.