Monday, November 03, 2008

Slender false brome,
Brachypodium sylvaticum.

One plant discovered on preserve near Sandhill Rd. in 2007. Extirpated. This distinctive perennial forest grass has sessile spikelets, long-awned lemmas, and densely hairy nodes. It has naturalized and is locally abundant in Huddart Park (San Mateo County) and MPROSP Thornewood Preserve and adjacent private land.

See California Invasive Plant Council plant profile