[Bromes: The Genus Bromus in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome

Bromus carinatus var. marginatus

Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata

Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Inflorescence of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

A close-up of the spikelets of mountain brome as seen at left in floriferous meadows near the summit of Patterson Mountain, Washington Department of Natural Resources lands, Okanogan County, Washington.........June 12, 2011. The photo at right shows mountain brome as seen along Forest Road #39 at the lower end of Parachute Meadows, to the northeast of Winthrop, WA, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest......July 30, 2018.

Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Leaf joint of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

Additional close-ups of the spikelets and leaf joints of what may be mountain brome as seen in floriferous meadows near the summit of Patterson Mountain, Washington Department of Natural Resources lands, Okanogan County, Washington.........June 12, 2011. Variety marginatus is usually identified from the similar variety carinatus by its more erect or ascending panicle branches and shorter awns (less than 8 mm).

Pnicle of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

Spikelet of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Flowering spikelet of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Dorsal or ventral view of a spikelet of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) showing the keeled

Flowering spikelet of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Close-up of a ligule of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

Additional close-ups of mountain brome as seen along the North Loop Road near the head of Fish Creek, Steens Mountain, Harney County, Oregon...........August 31, 2011.The plants here have panicles that are more open and ascending than erect (as in the photos from Patterson Mountain above). Although variety carinatus has been observed and recorded from nearby, this would key out as variety marginatus because most of the awns are less than 8 mm in length.

Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

Spikelets of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Bases of the culms and lower stem leaves of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

Ligule of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - close-up of a spikelet of Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

Additional close-ups of what appears to be mountain brome as seen along the Roads End Trail #201A and Onion Creek Trail in the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness..........August 18, 2011.

Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

A close-up of the inflorescence of mountain brome. Note the flattened spikelets and erect and close-ly appressed panicle branches. As seen at a dry pass about one mile northeast of High Lake, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness..........July 17, 2013.

Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata) - Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

What appears to be mountain brome as seen at Fields Spring State Park, Asotin County, Washington...........June 11, 2013.

Bordered California Brome, Mountain Brome: Bromus carinatus var. marginatus (Synonyms: Bromus breviaristatus, Bromus carinatus var. linearis, Bromus luzonensis, Bromus marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. breviaristatus, Bromus marginatus var. latior, Bromus marginatus var. marginatus, Bromus marginatus var. seminudus, Bromus sitchensis var. marginatus, Bromus subvelutinus, Ceratochloa marginata)

Mountain brome ? as seen along the Umatilla Rim Trail #3080 on the northwestern shoulder of High Ridge, Umatilla National Forest................July 24, 2012.

Paul Slichter