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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Bromus carinatus var. carinatus (California Brome)

Uncommon native perennial grass found in oak woodland, particularly at the Atascadero Creek restoration site. Flowers are grass like. Blooms late winter to spring.

Bromus carinatus var. carinatus (California Brome). NATIVE. Pictured in late winter.


Bromus carinatus var. carinatus (California Brome). NATIVE. Pictured in late winter.


Bromus carinatus var. carinatus (California Brome). NATIVE. Note hairy base of plant. Pictured in late winter.


Bromus carinatus var. carinatus (California Brome). NATIVE. Pictured in late winter.