Invasive grass & more news from Master Gardeners

slender false brome
Slender false brome resembles many other grasses. It can be distinguished by its long, drooping flowers and seed heads that have a short stalk or no stalk. The stems grow far above the leaves. Mature flowers and seeds can be seen through October. Image courtesy Oregon False Brome Working Group

An invasive plant that has been identified in Genesee County and may be other parts of Western New York is slender false brome, according to an article in the latest issue of WNY Gardening Matters, published by the Master Gardeners of Erie County.

Because slender false brome looks so much like other grasses, it may be undetected in other counties.

See more about the plant in this article by Lisa Marie Gee.

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