The Universal Herbal: Bromus Tectorum; Wall Brome Grass.

The Universal Herbal;
or botanical, medical and agricultural dictonary.
Containing an account of All the known Plants in the World, arranged according to the Linnean system. Specifying the uses to which they are or may be applied, whether as food, as medicine, or in the arts and manufactures.
With the best methods of propagation, and the most recent agricultural improvements.
collected from indisputable Authorities.
Adapted to the use of the farmer - the gardener - the husbandman - the botanist - the florist - and country housekeepers in general.
By Thomas Green.
Vol. I
Printed at the Caxton Press by Henri Fisher.
Printer in Ordinary to His Majesty.
Panicle nodding; spikelets linear; root annual, or at most biennial. — Native of most parts of Europe, on walls, buildings, and in dry pastures, but not of England: it flowers from May to July, and when approaching to a state of maturity, may be useful in dyeing, where it can be obtained in sufficient quantities.

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