Bromus carinatus

This grass attracts birds and beneficial insects and is useful for erosion control. A spring bloomer.

Bromus carinatus inflorescence © DiTomaso
Bromus carinatus © DiTomaso
Bromus carinatus inflorescence sideview © Barbara Tokarska-Guzik
  • Bromus carinatus inflorescence © DiTomaso
  • Bromus carinatus © DiTomaso
  • Bromus carinatus inflorescence sideview © Barbara Tokarska-Guzik

Plant Details

Habitat:
Shallow Marsh
Wet Prairie
Does best in clay soils.
Mature Height:
1-4 ft.
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
moist soils
Special Uses:
Attracts birds and beneficial insects. Culms used in basketry.