Bromus frondosus

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Bromus frondosus
Bromus frondosus


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Pooideae
Tribus: Bromeae
Genus: Bromus
Subgenus: B. subg. Festucoides
Species: Bromus frondosus



Bromus frondosus (Shear) Wooton & Standl., 1912


  • Homotypic
    • Bromopsis frondosa (Shear) Holub in Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 8: 167 (1973)
    • Bromus porteri var. frondosus Shear in Bull. U.S.D.A. (1895-1901) 23: 37 (1900)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Clayton, W.D., Harman, K.T. & Williamson, H. (2006). World Grass Species - Synonymy database The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Vernacular names

English: weeping brome
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