Other names: Chess, bromegrass, rye brome, Willard’s bromus
Life cycle: Winter annual
Found in: Cultivated areas, cropland (notably wheat fields), pastures, roadsides and waste areas
throughout the continental U.S.
General description: Grass that is native to Europe and can reach 3 ½ feet in height.
Seedlings: Leaf blades are rolled in the bud and without auricles.
True leaves: Four inches to 8" long, rolled in the bud, without auricles and have a toothed
membranous ligule. Hairs can sometimes be found on the upper surface but almost always on the
lower surface.
Flowers and fruit: Seedheads are slightly droopy panicles with individual spikelets.

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