brome grass, cheat, chess, rye brome
Etymology: Bromus: from the Greek bromos, an ancient name for the oat
Plants: annual grass
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
Flora of North America: Flora of North America USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Grasses of Iowa: Detailed photographs, descriptions, maps USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): Images of seeds, fruits, embryos, etc.