Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS
Soil: Hydric (Wet)
Sun: Part – Shade
Type: Cool-season, perennial grass, rhizomes absent. Clump forming.
Flowers and Seedheads: Drooping and oat-like.
This grass grows well in moist shade, making it a useful grass for shoreline restoration and rain gardens. They have a nice seed head for added interest! Clump forming.This grass grows along stream banks, shores, sedge meadows, marshes, thickets and moist woods.
Wildlife: Wild birds eat the grain.
Name: From the Greek bromos. An ancient name for oats.