Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands
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Ripgut brome is easily recognized by the 1 1/ 4-2 3/8 long (3-6 cm) stiff awns carried in an open and drooping panicle. It grows around buildings and in other disturbed areas. It burns easily when dry. When flowering, its seedheads have tiny, rough teeth that can injure livestock.
*Description courtesy of Western New Mexico University's Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness.
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