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brome grass

any of various grasses of the genus Bromus, having small flower spikes in loose drooping clusters. Some species are used for hay
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C18: via Latin from Greek bromos oats, of obscure origin
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  • Timothy and brome grass are also valuable grass crops in the eastern area.

    North Dakota Various
  • In areas with Iowa as a center, nothing would be more suitable, probably, than Russian brome grass.

  • In the dry upland country in Washington and Oregon, Russian brome grass or tall oat grass would answer the purpose.

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