Bromus bromoideus (Lej.) Crep.

The Brome of the Ardennes, Ardennes brome



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bromus arduennensis Dumort.; Bromus grossus eburonensis (Nyman) Tournay



Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild (Godefroid et al., 2020)

Last wild record: 1930

IUCN RedList status: Extinct in the Wild


Extinct according to (Humphreys et al., 2019).



Belgium, France & Luxembourg


Biology & Ecology










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Godefroid, Sandrine et al. (2020). A framework to identify constraints to post-extinction recovery of plant species—Application to the case of Bromus bromoideus. Journal for Nature Conservation 54: 125802. [Abstract]

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