Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Poales > Family: Poaceae > Genus: Bromus > Species: Bromus grossus

Bromus grossus Desf. ex DC.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Continental - Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 25 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • cropland
Natura 2000 species code 1882


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
BE34041C0 Belgium Sûre frontalière Map
DE7621341 Germany Gebiete um Trochtelfingen Map
DE7519341 Germany Neckar und Seitentäler bei Rottenburg Map
DE7325341 Germany Steinheimer Becken Map
DE7017341 Germany Pfinzgau Ost Map
DE7819341 Germany Östlicher Großer Heuberg Map
DE7522341 Germany Uracher Talspinne Map
DE7617341 Germany Wiesen und Heiden an Glatt und Mühlbach Map
DE7116342 Germany Wälder und Wiesen bei Malsch Map
DE7116341 Germany Albtal mit Seitentälern Map
DE7420341 Germany Schönbuch Map
DE7821341 Germany Gebiete um das Laucherttal Map
DE7620341 Germany Salmendingen/Sonnenbühl Map
DE6410301 Germany Ackerflur bei Ulmet Map
DE7623341 Germany Tiefental und Schmiechtal Map
DE6007301 Germany Mesenberg und Ackerflur bei Wittlich Map
DE7423342 Germany Filsalb Map
BE35038C0 Belgium Bassin de la Lesse entre Villers-sur-Lesse et Chanly Map
BE34065C0 Belgium Bassin supérieur de la Vire et du Ton Map
DE7919311 Germany Großer Heuberg und Donautal Map
DE7520311 Germany Albvorland bei Mössingen und Reutlingen Map
DE6522311 Germany Seckachtal und Schefflenzer Wald Map
DE7523311 Germany Münsinger Alb Map
DE7619311 Germany Gebiete zwischen Bisingen, Haigerloch und Rosenfeld Map
DE7916311 Germany Baar, Eschach und Südostschwarzwald Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Dicke Trespe German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
Japanische Trespe German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
Synonym Author
Bromus japonicus auct. lusit., non Thunb.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (accepted) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Bromus grossus European Network on Invasive Alien Species

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2013-12-20 Germany German national report 2013 DE_species_reports.xml
2013-09-16 Belgium Second Release Art17 Belgium BE_species_reports-13916-154440.xml
2008-04-10 Germany German national report Bromus grossus
2008-03-05 Italy Italy Bromus grossus
2008-01-16 Belgium Natura 2000 habitat report Species questionnaire for Bromus grossus
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