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Bromus L.
Kattarat Brome Grass
Bromus, Biota of North America Program (query database) [BONAP]
Bromus, Den Virtuella Floran [DVF]
Bromus, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]

Foodplants for Brintesia circe, Carterocephalus palaemon, C. silvicola, Cephus pygmeus, Coleophora ornatipennella, Elachista elegans, E. nobilella, Erebia medusa, Hesperia colorado oregonia, H. juba, Lasiommata megera, Leucania insueta, L. multilinea, L. phragmitidicola, L. pseudargyria, Maniola jurtina, Melanargia galathea, M. russiae, Minois dryas, Satyrus actaea, Thymelicus acteon, T. leonina, T. sylvatica


Bromus rigidus Roth
Villakattara

fiBromus sterilis L.
Hietakattara Barren Brome Powerty Brome Sandlosta
Anisantha sterilis (L.); Nevski
Bromus sterilis, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Bromus sterilis ; [RK, 596]; [GMBOT, 164]
[sterilis-1.jpg] 1077x807 (~198Kb) Greece: Ipiros, Parga, Venetian Castle. 6.6.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio

Foodplant for Elachista argentella

Foodplant as Anisantha sterilis for Hipparchia statilinus



fiBromus tectorum L.
Kattokattara Drooping Brome Downy Chess Downy Brome Taklosta
Anisantha tectorum (L.); Nevski
Bromus tectorum, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Bromus tectorum ; [RK, 596]; [SK, 83]; [GMBOT, 164]
[tectorum-1.jpg] 706x1035 (~113Kb) Finland, Ylöjärvi, Siivikkala, 18.7.2005 (cultivated), Photo © Harri Arkkio [tectorum-2.jpg] 1273x924 (~127Kb) Germany, Rügen, Baabe, 26.7.2005, Photo © Harri Arkkio

Foodplant for Lasiocampa eversmanni, Neleucania bicolorata



Bromus madritensis L.
Madridinkattara Nuokkukattara Foxtail Brome

Bromus rubens L.
Tupsukattara Foxtail Brome
Bromus rubens ; [GMBOT, 164]

fiBromus inermis Leysser
Idänkattara Varuton kattara Hungarian Brome Smooth Brome Foderlosta
Bromopsis inermis (Leysser); Holub
Zerma inermis (Leysser); Lindm.
Bromus inermis ; [RK, 596]; [SK, 82]
[inermis-1.jpg] 734x979 (~104Kb) Finland, Raahe, 1.8.2004, Photo © Harri Arkkio [inermis-2.jpg] 780x516 (~30Kb) Finland, Eura, Kauttuan ruukki, 8.7.1996, Photo © Harri Arkkio [inermis-3.jpg] 758x1011 (~94Kb) Finland, Kangasala, Mäntyveräjä, 23.6.2005, Photo © Harri Arkkio


Bromus ramosus Hudson
'Varjokattara'

fiBromus benekenii (Lange) Trimen
Lehtokattara Strävlosta
Bromopsis ramosa benekenii (Lange); Tzvelev
Zerna benekenii (Lange); Lindm.
Bromus benekenii ; [RK, 596]

fiBromus erectus Hudson
Pystykattara Upright Brome Meadow Brome? Raklosta
Bromopsis erecta (Hudson); Fourr.
Zerna erecta (Hudson); Gray
Bromus erectus ; [RK, 596]; [SK, 83]; [GMBOT, 164]

Foodplant for Arethusana arethusa, Elachista lastrella, E. obliquella, E. subnigrella

Foodplant as Bromopsis erecta for Elachista subnigrella


fiBromus arvensis L.
Pyörtänökattara Field Brome Renlosta
Bromus arvensis ; [RK, 596]; [SK, 83]; [GMBOT, 163]

fiBromus secalinus L.
Ruiskattara Hiirenruis Rye Brome Cheat Chess Råglosta
Bromus secalinus, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Bromus secalinus ; [RK, 596]; [SK, 83]; [GMBOT, 163]
[secalinus-1x.jpg] 606x874 (~50Kb) Finland, Nokia, Sorva, 20.8.1996, Photo © Harri Arkkio [secalinus-1y.jpg] 644x909 (~91Kb) Finland, Nokia, Sorva, 20.8.1996, Photo © Harri Arkkio [secalinus-1z.jpg] 453x650 (~18Kb) Finland, Nokia, Sorva, 20.8.1996, Photo © Harri Arkkio


fiBromus commutatus Schrader
Vaihdokaskattara Meadow Brome Hairy Chess Brinklosta
Bromus commutatus ; [RK, 597]; [GMBOT, 163]

Foodplant for Glyphipterix fuscoviridella


Bromus racemosus L.
'Myllykattara' Smooth Brome
Bromus racemosus ; [GMBOT, 163]

fiBromus hordeaceus L.
Mäkikattara Nurmikattara Soft-brome Soft Chess Luddlosta
Bromus mollis L.; (incl.)
Bromus hordeaceus, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Bromus hordeaceus ; [RK, 597]; [GMBOT, 163]
Bromus mollis ; [SK, 84]
[hordeaceus-1.jpg] 423x675 (~25Kb) Finland, Eckerö, Främstön, 5.6.1993, Photo © Harri Arkkio [hordeaceus-2.jpg] 432x650 (~21Kb) Finland, Tampere, Kalevankangas, 9.6.1995, Photo © Harri Arkkio [hordeaceus-3.jpg] 1147x897 (~83Kb) Finland, Geta, Höckböle, 30.6.2005, Photo © Harri Arkkio

Bromus hordeaceus var. leptostachys ; [GMBOT, 163]

Bromus lepidus Holmberg
Sirokattara Slender Soft-brome
Bromus lepidus ; [FFP, 719, f. 424]

Bromus scoparius L.
'Kimppukattara'

Bromus lanceolatus Roth
Hiirenkattara

Bromus brizeformis Fisch. & Mey.
Bromus brizeformis ; [GMBOT, 163]

fiBromus japonicus Thunb. ex Murray
Japoninkattara Thunberg's Brome Japanese Chess Kvarnlosta
Bromus patulus Mertens & Koch
Bromus japonicus ; [RK, 597]; [GMBOT, 163]
?Bromus arvensis patulus ; [SK, 84]

fiBromus squarrosus L.
Pörrökattara Field Brome Spretlosta
Bromus squarrosus ; [RK, 597]

fiBromus willdenowii Kunth
Litteäkattara Litteätähkäinen kattara Blattlosta
Bromus catharticus Vahl
Ceratochloa unioloides (Willd.); P. Beauv.
Bromus unioloides ?Kunth
Bromus willdenowii ; [RK, 597]
Bromus unioloides ?Kunth; [SK, 84]

 

Bromus asper Murr.
Karhea kattara
Bromus asper ; [SK, 83]

Bromus macrostachys Desf.
Isotähkäinen kattara
Bromus macrostachys ; [SK, 84]

Bromus ciliatus L.
Bromus ciliatus, Aquatic and Wetland Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains [USGS]
Bromus ciliatus ; [GMBOT, 164]

Bromus purgans L.
Bromus ciliatus var. purgans (L.); Gray
Bromus purgans ; [GMBOT, 164]

Bromus altissimus Pursh.
Bromus purgans var. latiglumis Shear.
Bromus altissimus ; [GMBOT, 164]

Bromus incanus (Shear) Hitchc.
Bromus purgans var. incanus Shear
Bromus incanus ; [GMBOT, 164]

Bromus kalmii Gray
Wild Chess
Bromus Kalmii ; [GMBOT, 164]


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References:
[BONAP]
A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; A data base interface; BONAP U.S. Checklist - 1998; Provided by TAMU-BWG; Texas A & M Bioinformatics Working Group; Based on; Biota of North America Program
[DVF]
Den Virtuella floran; http://linnaeus.nrm.se/flora/welcome.html; Ett projekt vid Naturhistoriska riksmuseet (Stockholm, Sweden).; Even for non-Swedish speaker, the distribution maps on species are nice (map buttons "Norden" and "Norra halvklotet")
[FFP]
Hutchinson, 1959; The Families of Flowering Plants (2nd ed.)
[GMBOT]
Robinson, Benjamin, Fernald, Lyndon, 1908; Gray's New Manual of Botany (7th edition); A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the Central and Northeastern United States and adjacent Canada; American Book Company
[Harri Arkkio]
Finland; For the time being these pictures are only for this site. Other usage not allowed.
[RK]
Hämet-Ahti, L., Suominen, J., Ulvinen, T. & Uotila, P. (eds), 1998; Retkeilykasvio (Field Flora of Finland); Ed. 4. 656 pp.; Finnish Museum of Natural History, Botanical Museum. Helsinki
[RUNEBERG]
Project Runeberg: Nordic literature online; Project Runeberg; Bilder ur Nordens Fauna (Carl Axel Magnus Lindman)
[SK]
Mela & Cajander, 1906; Suomen Kasvio; Viides painos
[USGS]
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center; http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/index.htm


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