Vulpia bromoides

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Vulpia bromoides
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Genus: Vulpia
Species: V. bromoides
Binomial name
Vulpia bromoides
(L.) Gray

Bromus dertonensis All.
Festuca bromoides L.
Festuca dertonensis (All.) Aschers. & Graebn.
Vulpia dertonensis (All.) Gola

Vulpia bromoides, squirreltail fescue,[1]:170–171 barren fescue[2]:450 or brome fescue, is a winterannual grass species native to Europe, North Africa, and Asia Minor. It has been introduced to North America, the Hawaiian Islands, Puerto Rico and other places.

As an introduced species in North America, brome fescue is found primarily in the western part of Canada, the southern and western part of the United States, and northern Mexico.

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  1. ^ Cope, T.; Gray, A. (2009). Grasses of the British Isles. London, U.K.: Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. ISBN 9780901158420. 
  2. ^ Clapham, A.R.; Tutin, T.G.; Warburg, E.F. (1981). Excursion flora of the British Isles (3 ed.). Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521232902.