Bromus fasciculatus, Fascicled brome,
Hebrew: ברומית מאוגדת, Arabic: الشويعرة , شعير , زرعه

Scientific name:  Bromus fasciculatus C.Presl
Common name:  Fascicled brome
Hebrew name:  ברומית מאוגדת
Arabic name:  الشويعرة , شعير , زرعه
Plant Family:  Gramineae / Poaceae, דגניים

Flowers in Israel, flora, wildflowers, native plants, Israel

Life form:  Therophyte, annual
Stems:  Erect or geniculately ascending, 5–20(–25) cm tall, pubescent below inflorescence
Leaves:  Alternate, leaf sheaths pubescent, entire; leaf blades 2–10 cm × 1–2 mm, hairy
Flowers:  Panicle racemelike, stiffly erect, 2–5 × 0.7–2 cm; green, purple
Fruits / pods:  Caryopsis ellipsoid, longitudinally grooved, apex hairy
Flowering Period:   March, April, May
Habitat:   Batha, Phrygana, Shrub-steppes, Desert
Distribution:  Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Shrub-steppes, Deserts and extreme deserts, Montane vegetation of Mt. Hermon
Chorotype:   Mediterranean
Summer shedding:  Ephemeral

Bromus fasciculatus, Fascicled brome,الشويعرة ,  شعير ,  زرعه  ,ברומית מאוגדת


Derivation of the botanical name:
Bromus, from the Greek broma, "food", and bromos, "oat".
fasciculatus, clustered, growing in bundles.
  • The standard author abbreviation C.Presl is used to indicate Carl Borivoj Presl (1794–1852), a Bohemian botanist.