HYPP-A Unité de Malherbologie & Agronomie
Weed Science & Agronomy

Bayer Code : broco

Scientific name: Bromus commutatus Schrader

Synonym(s) of Sc. name:

Classification: Gramineae, Monocotyledonous

Common name: meadow brome

Synonym(s) of Common name:

Name per country: DE : Wiesen-Trespe ; ES : bromo confuso ; FR : brome confondu ; IT : forasacco allungato ; PT : ; EN : meadow brome ;

Biological type: Annual

Seed snapshot Seed:


Seedling snapshot Seedling:

- Shoot rolled, leaf sheath tubular and hairy to downy, leaf flat, leaf blade moderately hairy.

- Ligule 1 to 4 mm long, white, at first with entire margin, blunt, later becoming torn. Auricles absent.

Adult plant snapshotAdult plant snapshot Adult plant:

- Height: 40 to 120 cm.

- Shoot erect or geniculate and ascending, usually rather short, nodes pubescent.

- Leaves flat and soft.

- Inflorescence: Panicle more or less erect or slightly nodding; looser and longer than B. mollis. Spikelets 18 to 28 mm long, of 5 to 8 florets, hairless, ovate lanceolate. Lemmas with membranous margins and fine straight awn from just below the tip.

Biological type: Annual.

Mistake with: Bromus

Ecological profile (click on flags): Portugal   Rare     Great Britain  Present    

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