Bromopsis inermis

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaPoaceaeBromopsisBromopsis inermis

Ecology

A rhizomatous perennial herb of rough grassy places, road verges and field margins, which is resistant to drought and persists on sandy, well-drained soils. Elsewhere it occurs as a casual. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

B. inermis subsp. inermis is a Eurosiberian Temperate species; subsp. pumpelliana is native to N. America.

Broad Habitats

Boundary and linear features (eg hedges, roadsides, walls)

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 4

Reaction (Ellenberg): 8

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 3.6

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 15.9

Annual Precipitation (mm): 757

Height (cm): 150

Perennation - primary

Perennial

Life Form - primary

Hemicryptophyte

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Rhizome far-creeping

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 263

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 0

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 0

Atlas Change Index: 1.71

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000456651