Rye Brome - Bromus secalinus


A tall grass which may reach a height of 1 metre. The spikelets have a broad appearance because the lemmas spread outwards rather than overlapping one another smoothly.

Photo ID?

Arable and waste ground.

When to see it

Flowers June and July.

Life History


UK Status

Widespread but uncommon in Britain.

VC55 Status

Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 1 of the 617 tetrads.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map