Bromus sterilis

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusBromus
SpeciesBromus sterilis L.
Common Namepoverty brome
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Anisantha sterilis Anisantha sterilis (L.) Nevski
Bromus grandiflorus Bromus grandiflorus
Bromus jubatus Bromus jubatus Ten.
Schedonorus sterilis Schedonorus sterilis (L.) Fr.
Zerna sterilis Zerna sterilis Panz. ex B.D. Jacks.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Fayette (KY), Fleming (KY), Jefferson (KY), Madison (KY), Spencer (KY), Bradley (TN), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), DeKalb (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Haywood (TN), Hickman (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lincoln (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Washington (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, KNK, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1978 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100122280 Knox Tennessee 06 May 1978 Henry R. DeSelm
379
EKY
Bromus sterilis
31234100767217 Madison Kentucky 07 May 2016 Thomas McFadden
217
EKY
Bromus sterilis
BEREA005572 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Bromus sterilis
ETSU006361 Carter Tennessee 11 May 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Bromus sterilis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 22 May 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Bromus sterilis
ETSU006360 Carter Tennessee 11 May 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Bromus sterilis
31973000021122 Fleming Kentucky 01 May 1995 Thieret, John
59633
KNK
Bromus sterilis
31973000021124 Jefferson Kentucky 04 Jun 1979 Thieret, John
50927
KNK
Bromus sterilis
31973000021125 Fayette Kentucky 23 May 1979 Thieret, John
51083
KNK
Bromus sterilis
31973000021126 Campbell Kentucky 15 May 1979 Thieret, John
50832
KNK
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035228 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035237 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035232 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035226 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035238 Union Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
31234100767225 Madison Kentucky 13 May 2016 Ralph Thompson
16-406
EKY
Bromus sterilis
BEREA005570 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Bromus sterilis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 02 Jun 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Bromus sterilis
ETSU002980 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Bromus sterilis
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 28 May 2018 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Bromus sterilis
31973000021128 Campbell Kentucky 20 Mar 1984 Buddell, George
1459
KNK
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035221 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035223 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035239 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035229 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035231 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035235 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035234 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035222 Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
APSC0056880 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0101513 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035224 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0243490 Lincoln Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035227 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035225 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035219 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035218 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035236 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035233 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035220 DeKalb Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0150783 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
UCHT006394 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Bromus sterilis
APSC0076489 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0101512 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0057094 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0101431 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0093590 Lawrence Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0072543 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0103063 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0097679 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Bromus sterilis
UCHT035930 Coffee Tennessee
UCHT
Bromus sterilis
APSC0097690 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0072555 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0054976 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
UCHT035932 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Bromus sterilis
APSC0034406 Bradley Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0064596 Lincoln Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0034405 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Bromus sterilis
APSC0097680 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Bromus sterilis
UCHT003073 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Bromus sterilis
TENN-V-0035230 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Bromus sterilis
N/A Carter Tennessee 12 May 2018 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Bromus sterilis
N/A Carter Tennessee 15 May 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Bromus sterilis
BEREA005571 DeKalb Tennessee
BEREA
Bromus sterilis
31234100122272 Madison Kentucky 19 May 1994 Gary W. Libby
OB-848
EKY
Bromus sterilis
UCHT035931 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Bromus sterilis
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