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Bromus inermis Leyss. var. pumpellianus (Scribn.) C.L. Hitchc.
Pumpelly's brome

General Information
Symbol: BRINP5
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status: AK   N
L48   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States. USDA Miscellaneous Publication No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. Usage Requirements.



Symbol Scientific Name
BRDI10 Bromopsis dicksonii (Mitchell & Wilton) Á. Löve & D. Löve
BRINP3 Bromopsis inermis (Leyss.) Holub subsp. pumpelliana (Scribn.) W.A. Weber
BRPU9 Bromopsis pumpelliana (Scribn.) Holub
BRCIC Bromus ciliatus L. var. coloradensis Vasey ex Beal
BRINP6 Bromus inermis Leyss. var. purpurascens (Hook.) Wagnon
BRINT2 Bromus inermis Leyss. var. tweedyi (Scribn. ex Beal) C.L. Hitchc.
BRPU3 Bromus pumpellianus Scribn.
BRPUD Bromus pumpellianus Scribn. subsp. dicksonii Mitchell & Wilton
BRPUT Bromus pumpellianus Scribn. var. tweedyi Scribn. ex Beal
BRPUV Bromus pumpellianus Scribn. var. villosissimus Hultén


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Bromus L. – brome
Species Bromus inermis Leyss. – smooth brome
Subspecies Bromus inermis Leyss. ssp. pumpellianus (Scribn.) Wagnon – Pumpelly's brome
Variety Bromus inermis Leyss. ssp. pumpellianus (Scribn.) Wagnon var. pumpellianus (Scribn.) C.L. Hitchc. – Pumpelly's brome

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Bromus pumpellianus
Pumpelly's brome grass



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