Bromus diandrus

Common name: 

Great Brome

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Snowfields (all grids) naturalised in all States

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Disturbed soil1

Flower description:

Flowers without petals and surrounded by a scale/bract1


Tufted annual grass with culms to 80 cm high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The lower glume is 1-nerved and the upper glume is 3-nerved, the lemma is 20 mm long1

Image of Bromus diandrus
Image of Bromus diandrus
Conservation status:



1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria