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.
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Arable and waste ground.
Flowers June and July.
Widespread but uncommon in Britain.
Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 1 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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