Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Bromus ciliatus Linnaeus
Bromopsis ciliata (Linnaeus) Holub
Bromus canadensis Michaux
Bromus ciliatus is a perennial without rhizomes and has a 3-nerved second glume.
The first glume is one nerved and glabrous. The lemmas are pubescent along the edge but nearly
glabrous elsewhere. The anthers are less than 1.5mm long. Bromus ciliatus is commonly found
among ponderosa pines in the same area as other brome species.
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Bromus ciliatus, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Karen Blisard, & Denise Friedrick, Georgetown Rd., Oct. 11, 2007
Bromus ciliatus, detail of spikelet, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Karen Blisard, & Denise Friedrick, Georgetown Rd., Oct. 9, 2007
Bromus ciliatus, first glume one nerved, lemmas pubescent on the margins and glabrous on the back, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Signal Pk. turnoff, Nov. 12, 2007
Bromus ciliatus, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, Oct. 24, 2007
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