Bromus hordeaceus [mollis] Linnaeus 1753 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 15-100cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Annual, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - July (Earliest: 9.5)

Protective Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Linalool
Sesquiterpenoids Cadinol
Phenolics Elemicin, Estragole, Eugenol, Isosafrole,
Methyl Cinnamate, Methyl Eugenol, Myristicin

Biotopes:
Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Blumeria graminis

Puccinia coronata

Meromyza saltatrix Larva (Stem Borer)

Liriomyza flaveola Larva (Leaf Miner)
Possible Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Elachista freyerella

Phorbia fumigata Larva (Leaf Miner)

Hydrellia griseola Larva (Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Lasiommata megera Larva

Thymelicus lineola Larva
Possible Herbivores:
Agriphila latistria Larva

Pachynematus clitellatus Larva

Several Chrysomelidae

Anisoplia villosa
Possible Sapivores:
Several Aphididae

Horistus orientalis
Possible Florivores:
Phytocoris varipes
Possible Granivores:
Eurygaster maura

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Soft Brome


Pictures © 2003, 2005, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

Caution

Back to Ecology of Commanster