Tufted annual, grass-like or herb, 0.4 m high. Fl. green, Oct to Dec or Jan. Sand or loam.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Belmont, Kojonup, Victoria Plains, York.
General Biology. Growth form. Grass. Life form. Annual, caespitose. Reproduction. Seed. Photosynthetic pathway. C3.
Additional information. Origin. Africa, temperate western Asia, Europe. Similar native species. Bromus arenarius.
Suggested method of management and control. In degraded areas try 1% glyphosate on seedlings, young plants or when flowering. Alternatively use Fusilade® Forte at 16 ml/10 L or 800 ml/ha (based on 500 L water/ha) + wetting agent or for generic fluazifop-p (212g/L active ingredient) 10ml/10L or 500ml/ha + wetting agent. An early and late application may be required where two Bromus species are present. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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