[Bromes East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome

Bromus commutatus

Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus

Inflorescence of Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome: Bromus commutatus (Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus)

Meadow brome as seen along FS Road 30 near the old Cold Springs Guard Station, Ochoco National Forest........June 21, 2017.

Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome: Bromus commutatus (Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus) - Inflorescence of Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome: Bromus commutatus (Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus)

Meadow brome as seen at Potter Meadows across Forest Road 38 from the southern trailhead for the Ochoco Mountain Trail, Ochoco National Forest.........July 13, 2017.

Inflorescence of Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome: Bromus commutatus (Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus)

A close-up of the inflorescence of meadow brome as seen at the Davis Canyon Natural Area Preserve in Okanogan County, Washington.........June 11, 2011.

Spikelets of Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome: Bromus commutatus (Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus) - Spikelets of Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome: Bromus commutatus (Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus)

Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome: Bromus commutatus (Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus) - Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome: Bromus commutatus (Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus) - Stem leaf joints of Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome: Bromus commutatus (Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus) - Bald Brome, Hairy Chess, Meadow Brome: Bromus commutatus (Synonyms: Bromus commutatus var. apricorum, Bromus commutatus var. commutatus, Bromus popovii, Bromus pratensis var. apricorum, Bromus racemosus)

Additional close-up photos of meadow brome as seen at the Davis Canyon Natural Area Preserve in Okanogan County, Washington........June 11, 2011.

Paul Slichter