Generic article

Bromus secalinus L.

Rye brome

source: Kurt Stüber (2004), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)
source: Kurt Stüber (2004), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)


GrinTax Bromus secalinus L.
The Plant list Bromus secalinus L.
English name Rye brome

Crop relationship
Brome same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity naturalized before 1500
Trend since 1950 very strongly decreasing (75-100%)
Presence rare
Status Red List: endangered
Legal protection unlisted

Conservation in the Netherlands

A) In protected areas per province

For subareas the link to the larger area is provided.

a = actually present, p = possible
(see: About CWRnl / Methodology)


  • Mieden (SBB [p])


  • Bemmelse Gendtse en Klompenwaard (SBB [a])
  • Groesbeek (SBB [a])
  • Hatertse Broek (SBB [p])
  • Heumensoord (NM [p])
  • Vennengebied (SBB [a])
  • Wageningse Uiterwaarden (SBB [p])


  • Tussen de gasten (SBB [p])


  • De Krang (NM [p])
  • Keversbroek (NM [p])


  • Chaamse Beek (NM [p])
  • Lange Maten (NM [p])
  • Langstraat (SBB [p])
  • Leende (SBB [p])
  • Strijbeek (SBB [p])
  • Wallsteijn (NM [p])


  • Mokkelengoor (SBB [p])


  • Landgoed Haarzuilens (NM [p])


  • De Poel (NM [p])
  • Zuid-Beveland (SBB [p])
  • Zuiddorpe (SBB [p])

B) In genebank

  • CGN: no material

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence
  • green: management type maps with areas that qualify for financial support (largely representing the Dutch network of protected areas). Protected water areas are not shown (IJsselmeer, Markermeer and all Frisian lakes, Randmeren & Vechtplassen).

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe largest part of Europe
Asia naturalized in temperate zones
Africa naturalized in temperate zones
North-America naturalized in temperate zones
South-America naturalized in temperate zones
Australia naturalized in temperate zones
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.ug87yv
Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.ug87yv

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information