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Brome Fescue - Vulpia bromoides
Other Names:  Brome Six-weeks Grass, Festuca bromoides, Festuca dertonensis

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stems 10–30 cm. Leaves: blades 1 mm wide. Inflorescence a narrow panicle 2–8 cm long. Spikelets 6–8 mm long. Lemmas with an awn 6–11 mm long (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Disturbed dry sites in the Cabinet Mts. (Sanders County) and the National Bison Range (Lake County) (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Sporadic throughout much of N. America excluding the north-central region (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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