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Bromus catharticus

Basic information
Scientific name Bromus catharticus

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Common names Rescuegrass, Rescue Bromus
Higher taxon Poaceae, Poales, Liliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range South America.
Habitat Vacancy, grassland, pasture field, crop field, roadside, riverside, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Almost entire Japan Range in Japan
Date The first record in Japan was in 1882 at Tokyo.
Route Deliberate: As pasture plant.
Impact Competition. Host for insets.
Affected organism: Native and crop plants.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania.
Reference Notes
  • Jpn Assoc Advanc Phyto-Regul & Inst Contr Agrochem, Minist Agr, China (2000) Chinese Colored Weed Illustrated Book. Zenkoku-Noson-Kyoiku-Kyokai, Tokyo
  • Osada (1976) Colored Illustrations of Naturalized Plants of Japan. Hoikusha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Shimizu (ed) (2003) Naturalized Plants of Japan. Heibonsha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • etc.