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  Bromus tectorum L. image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

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Christopher Noll
Family Poaceae
Bromus tectorum L.
cheat grass, downy brome, downy chess, June grass
Bromus: from the Greek bromos, an ancient name for the oat
tectorum: of roofs
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; potentially invasive
Plant: annual grass
Habitat: railroads, sandy roadsides

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Drawing by Agnes Chase from Norman C. Fassett's Grasses of Wisconsin
Bromus tectorum L. var. glabratus Spenn.
Bromus tectorum L. var. nudus Klett & Richter

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