rescuegrass USDA PLANTS Symbol: BRCA6
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Grass or Grasslike
Bromus catharticus Vahl

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Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Cyperales: Poaceae
Synonym(s): rescue brome, rescue grass, rescuegras
Native Range: South America (GRIN);

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Plant(s); plant.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Stem(s); collar and sheath.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Barry Rice, sarracenia.com, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); inflorescence.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); spikelet.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Floret(s); Lateral view of the strongly keeled florets, showing awn and rachilla.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Caryopses.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Floret(s); Lateral view of florets, showing ribbed midvein and basal disarticulation scar.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Chiricahua National Monument (Arizona)
Haleakala National Park (Hawaii)
Organ Pipe National Monument (Arizona)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council