*Bromus rubens Linnaeus. Hab: Waste areas near wool-combing plants, other disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Mediterranean Europe. The SC occurrences come from areas around wool-combing plants, and were likely introduced on wool from w. United States, where this European species is well-established
Origin/Endemic status: Mediterranean Europe and Africa
Other Comments: Reported introduced in VA and MD (Kartesz 1999) as B. madritensis.
Synonymy: = C, FNA24, G, K4, NY, Tx, Pavlick (1995); = Bromus madritensis L. ssp. rubens (L.) Husn.; = n/a – RAB; < Bromus madritensis L. – F, misapplied; < Bromus rubens L. – K1