Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2245

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in mesic forests, generally on rocky slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Plants not strongly rhizomatous, the stems solitary or tufted

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Bromus pubescens   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bromus pubescens   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-14-006:
Bromus purgans   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Bromus purgans var. laeviglumis

INCLUDING Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Bromus purgans var. purgans

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED)(?) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Bromus laeviglumis

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Bromus purgans

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome


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image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

JK Marlow    jkm210624_1596

June    Greenville County    SC

Pedicels ascending then later arching-drooping, mostly longer than spikelet, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

JK Marlow    jkm210624_1597

June    Greenville County    SC

Culms with 6-10 leaves, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

JK Marlow    jkm210624_1599

June    Greenville County    SC

image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

JK Marlow    jkm210624_1601

June    Greenville County    SC

Summit of sheath opposite the ligule lacking a conspicuous tuft of hairs, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

JK Marlow    jkm210624_1607

June    Greenville County    SC

Lemmas uniformly hairy over the entire back-surface..., per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

JK Marlow    jkm210624_1622

June    Greenville County    SC

image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

JK Marlow    jkm210624_under_1618

June    Greenville County    SC

Lower surface of leaf lacking a conspicuous satiny sheen, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbpubescens_trsp2

June    Pickens County    SC

Table Rock State Park

Panicle open, branches usually spreading. Spikelets 6-9 flowered, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

JK Marlow    jkm190702_9659

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

JK Marlow    jkm190702_9660

July    Greenville County    SC

image of Bromus pubescens, Hairy Woodland Brome, Common Eastern Brome, Canada Brome

JK Marlow    jkm190702_9660b

July    Greenville County    SC

Lemmas 5-7 nerved, rounded, pubescent, 10-11mm long, awns 2.5-6mm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.