Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Bromus frondosus (Shear) Wooton & Standley
Bromopsis frondosa (Shear) Holub
Bromus porteri var. frondosus Shear
Bromus frondosus is a perennial grass with a 3-nerved first glume and glabrous glumes and pedicels. It stands relatively tall among bromes. It is similar to Bromus ciliatus and Bromus anomalous, both of which have one-nerved first glumes.
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Bromus frondosus, photo Russ Kleinman & Bill Norris, Pinos Altos Range, Signal Pk. turnoff, Oct. 24, 2007
Bromus frondosus, detail of spikelet with glabrous glumes and pedicel, photo Russ Kleinman & Bill Norris, Pinos Altos Range, Signal Pk. turnoff, Oct. 24, 2007
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