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California Brome - Bromus carinatus
Other Names:  Bromus marginatus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Perennial bunchgrass. Stems 50–100 cm. Leaves: blades 6–12 mm wide. Inflorescence an open panicle at anthesis, up to 10 cm long. Spikelets 17–22 mm long with 5 to 10 florets. Lemmas with an awn 8–17 mm long (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Throughout much of the western half of N. America and disjunct in the New England region (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX) .

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 37

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California Brome — Bromus carinatus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from