Species Vulpia bromoides
Pictures from Observations
Etymology of Vulpia:
For Johann Samuel Vulpius (1760–1846), German chemist, physicist, pharmacist and amateur botanist who investigated the Flora of Baden. No further details could be found.
Etymology of bromoides:
From the Greek ‘brom’ / ‘bromos’ meaning ‘food’; and the Greek ‘oides’ / ‘oides’ meaning ‘in the form of’.
Vulpia bromoides (L.) Gray
Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 124 (1821); Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill. 440 (1841)
Annual to 70 m. Leaves linear. Spikelets usually secund, in a panicle exserted from leaf sheaths, glume awns shorter than 3 mm, calluses rounded. Aug.--Jan. Disturbed areas, SW, SE (worldwide weed).