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Chilean Brome - introduced (*Bromus lithobius)

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Native to Chile. Annual. C3.

Family. Poaceae (Grass family).


Chilean Brome appears to be introduced as a lawn grass. Castlemaine specimens have been found in nature strips.

Bromus: a kind of oat; lithobius: possibly from litho: stone.

1, 2. Chilean Brome. The plant is softly hairy. The awn is about half the length of the lemmas. Castlemaine.