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Soft Brome
Bromus hordeaceus
Brómas bog
Family: Poaceae

Flowering June - August. Annual or biennial. Native.

Variable, several subspecies are recognised.
Oval, usually erect, compound flowerhead with many short-stalked, +/- downy spikelets. Greyish-green, soft-downy leaves with short, blunt ligules and tubular sheaths. Height 15-80cm.

Common on grasslands and waste ground throughout Ireland.

Similar: Bromus hordeaceus subsp. thominei

Soft Brome

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