Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear (B. eximius [Shear] Piper)
Grows in moist to dry and sunny to shady areas with nitrogen-rich soils.
Broad distribution in western North America within boreal, montane, wet temperate and cool mesothermal climates (Klinka, et al. 1995). Occurrence decreases with elevation. Scattered in coniferous forests of drier sites, common on water-receiving (alluvial, floodplain and seepage) sites.
Nitrogen rich soils (Klinka, et al. 1995).
Moist to dry.
Sun to shade.
fruit ripening time
July to August.
no seeds per kg
175,485 to 263,450
fruit seed dormancy treatment
No dormancy. No stratification required.
Plant division: sprouts from perennating buds at the base of the culms (Walsk, 1994).
additional info and photos
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