Barren Brome

Common Name Barren Brome
Scientific Name Anisantha sterilis
Family Grasses
Interest
1
Description A common grass of hedgerows and roadsides having drooping oat-like spikelets.  
Read about this species in my Nature Diary blog:
Date Sort ascending Title Link to Article Edit
21-09-21 Barren Brome: sterile oats -
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This map shows the distribution of the species based on my records:

Millhams Mead Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve
3

Wareham Common - West

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Hethfelton Wood

Forestry
5

Purbeck Ridge (West Hill and Knowle Hill)

Tynham and Worbarrow Bay

Other Conservation Organisation, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Winspit

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Swyre Head

Open Access
3

Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Durlston Country Park

Dorset Council, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Wareham West Mill

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Garston Wood Nature Reserve

Coombe Heath Nature Reserve

Carey

Open Access
5

Kilwood Coppice Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
5

Bestwall Marsh

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Corfe Castle Common

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Purbeck Ridge (Corfe East Hill)

Ham Common Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Girdlers Coppice Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Milldown Nature Reserve

Dorset Council
3

Lydlinch Common

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Kingston Lacey House and Gardens

Wareham Forest (Great Ovens)

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Priory Meadows and Redcliffe

Souls Moor and Bere Stream Nature Reserve

Cole Wood

Forestry
4

Boscombe and Southbourne Overcliff Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Abbotsbury

Open Access
3

Stokeford Heath

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4
These are the National Vegetation Classification codes associated with this species:
NVC Codes Description Phase 1 Categories Description
The number of records for each month for this species; it gives an idea of the best time to see it (although for plants this does not necessarily mean it was in flower):
Month No of Records
06: June 8
07: July 5
08: August 1
These are the sites where I have found this species: