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  • proper noun A large genus of grasses that grow in temperate climates.


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From New Latin, from Latin bromos ("oats"), from Ancient Greek βρομός (bromos)


  • The Çukurova plain hosts endemics that are threatened largely due to intensive agricultural activities; these include Beta adanensis, Resedea balansae, Linum anisocalyx, Trigonella halophila, Bellevalia nodesta, and Bromus psammophilus.

    Eastern Mediterranean conifer-sclerophyllous-broadleaf forests

  • The non Faire Garden pix are as follows: Abies and Helleborus-Wikipedia Commons, Dierama-Daniel Mosquin,

    Chiltern Seeds Order-third try « Fairegarden

  • The herbaceous stratum is formed by Bromus sp. and Artemisia tridentata.

    Sierra Juarez and San Pedro Martir pine-oak forests

  • Thorny small trees and Acacia such as Olea ferruginea, Acacia modesta, and Artemisia maritima, perennial grasses of Poa and Bromus spp., and bulbous plants such as Iris, Tulipa, and Allium spp. are also found on these slopes.

    Baluchistan xeric woodlands

  • The vegetative species present in this region are Poa ligularis, Stipa tenuissima, Stipa tricótoma, Stipa filiculmis (flechilla or pasto puna), Panicum urvilleanum, Elionurus muticus, Sorghastrum pellitum, Eragrostis lugens, Bromus brevis, Chloris retusa and other.

    Semi-arid Pampas

  • The Palouse, formerly a vast expanse of native bluebunch wheatgrass (Agropyron spicatoin), Idaho fescue (Festuca idahoensi), and other grasses, has been plowed and converted to wheat fields or is covered by cheatgrass (Bromus tecturum) and other exotic plant species.

    Palouse grasslands

  • These annuals, such as cheatgrass brome (Bromus tectorum) and Russian thistle (Salsola paulensii), have become important in arresting succession in many areas.

    Great Basin shrub steppe

  • However, fire suppression and livestock grazing have resulted in shifts in species composition particularly in lowland areas where invasive species such as Russian thistle (Salsola australis), cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), and exotic wheatgrass (Agropyron spp.) have prospered.

    Great Basin montane forests

  • At lower altitudes, some of the vegetation resembles fynbos, where grass elements are dominated by Bromus speciosus, Festuca costata, Pentaschistis tysonii and Themeda triandra.

    Drakensberg alti-montane grasslands and woodlands

  • The clumps sheltered goats, sheep, and camels; and our mules now revel every day on green meat, growing fatter and fatter upon the Aristida grass, the Panicum, the Hordeum murinum, and the Bromus of many varieties.

    The Land of Midian


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