Stems are tall, erect or spreading, and bent at the base. Stems have swollen, brown nodes and fuzzy sheaths. The panicle is nodding, has two to six branches in whorls, and bears several flat spikelets at the end. Spikelets are often hairy or fuzzy with a distinct awn 1⁄4 to 3⁄4 inch long.
Japanese brome is an annual, cool-season, introduced – 12 to 30 inches tall.
Poor grazing for both livestock and wildlife.
Grows in waste places and fields and is a common weed along roadsides. Native to central and southeast Europe and central Russia.
Stem Texture: Hairy
Growth Habit: Bunch grass, Grasses
Distribution : 02 - Gulf Prairies and Marshes, 03 - Post Oak Savannah, 04 - Blackland Prairies, 05 - Cross Timbers and Prairies, 06 - South Texas Plains, 07 - Edwards Plateau, 08 - Rolling Plains, 09 - High Plains, 10 - Trans-Pecos
Distribution refers to the ecological region in Texas that a plant has been found. You can also view a clickable map.
Book: Know Your Grasses (B-182)