(Bromus catharticus)


Leaves Ligule Flowers
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Growing habits: Tufted, erect winter annual or biennial

Root anatomy: Fibrous rots

Leaf anatomy: Leaves may be pubescent on upper side, sheaths closed and may be pubescent on lower leaves, membranous ligules with frayed margin, lanceolate to erose in shape

Reproduction: Open, drooping panicle, branches paired, pedicelled, spikelets compressed laterally

References: Weeds of the South by Charles T. Bryson and Michael S. DeFelice