Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Bromus inermis
(Awnless brome)



Bromus inermis (Awnless brome)


  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Bromus inermis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Awnless brome
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Bromus inermis

Preferred Common Name

  • Awnless brome

International Common Names

  • English: Hungarian brome(grass); smooth brome(grass)
  • Spanish: Bromo inerme
  • French: Brome inerme
  • Portuguese: capim-cevadinha

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Anger- Trespe; Unbegrannte Trespe; Wehrlose Trespe
  • Italy: Bromo ungherese; Forasacco inerme
  • Japan: Kosuzumenochahiki
  • Netherlands: Kweekdravik
  • Sweden: Foderlosta

EPPO code

  • BROIN (Bromus inermis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyperales
  •                         Family: Poaceae
  •                             Genus: Bromus
  •                                 Species: Bromus inermis

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 17 Feb 2021

Habitat List

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Threatened Species

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Threatened SpeciesConservation StatusWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Ipomopsis sancti-spiritus (Holy Ghost skyrocket)NatureServe; USA ESA listing as endangered speciesNew MexicoCompetition - monopolizing resourcesNatureServe (2010)

Risk and Impact Factors

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Impact mechanisms
  • Competition - monopolizing resources

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Forage


  • Ornamental

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