Bromus carinatus (California brome)

Cool season, annual bunchgrass, sometimes acting as a biennial. Occurs below 11,000 ft. elevation in open areas and woods, and can be found in a wide variety of climates, from moist to dry. This native is very common in the west, often occurring with Bromus marginatus, and reportedly hybridizing with it.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool season

Growth Form: Bunchgrass

Mature Height: 48 in.

Annual Precipitation: 15-30 in.

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance: High

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: Low

CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

pH Range: 5.7-8.5


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 86,800

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

None