Previous scientific name(s): Anisantha rubens, Bromus madritensis, Bromus matritensis ssp. rubens
Cool season, annual grass similar to Bromus hordeacus ssp. hordeacus but is shorter, more aggressive and less palatable.
Broad-based variety selected from several clones. Best known for its ability to produce seed, also an excellent forage producer and it is often used to establish low-maintenance turf. (Released 1974, source of ecotype: KS, OK and TX)