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Bromus kalmii

Synonym(s) Bromus purgans
Common name prairie brome
Family poaceae
Life cycle annual/short-lived perennial
Size 24"
Light sun-part shade

Short grass with a nodding inflorescence.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '07 trade. From lots of chaffy material came one shiny tan seed. Nothing happened for 5 weeks in a baggy at room temperature. After scarification with sandpaper, the seed germinated in 4d.

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