Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Bromus tectorum Linnaeus. Downy Brome, Downy Chess, Downy Cheat, Junegrass, Cheatgrass. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FlGr, FNA24, G, HC, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WV, Pavlick (1995), Tucker (1996); ? Bromus tectorum ssp. tectorum – Sales (1993), Sales (1994); > Bromus tectorum var. tectorum – Mo1, NcTx

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image of plant© Paul Marcum source
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