An elegant, arching grass with long-stalked spikelets. It has dark green, drooping leaves, and very hairy stalks. Perennial Plant height 1.8m. Flower size 2cm.
Flowers July to August. It is found in shaded hedgerows and woodland. Common and widespread, especially in the south and east of England.
Photographs of Hairy-brome (Bromopsis ramosa), taken June 2012, local woodland margin, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2012. Camera used Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ38.