Bromus arvensis

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Bromus arvensis
Field Brome
Illustration Bromus tectorum0.jpg
Left: Drooping Brome Bromus tectorum
Right: Field Brome Bromus arvensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Bromus
Species: B. arvensis
Binomial name
Bromus arvensis

Bromus arvensis, the field brome or Schrader's brome, is a grass native to Europe and Asia.


Bromus arvensis is an annual bunchgrass, growing to 50–110 cm tall with slender leaves 10–30 cm long and 0.5–1 cm broad.

The flower spikelets are erect at first, later spreading to slightly drooping, 10–25 mm long; flowering is in mid summer.