Taxon  Report   4221 
Hordeum depressum  (Scribner & J.G. Smith) Rydb.
Alkali barley,  Dwarf barley, Low barley
Hordeum depressum
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Hordeum depressum
© 2008 Vince Scheidt
Hordeum depressum, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hordeum depressum
© 2008 Vince Scheidt
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
(many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Critesion depressum
More information about  Hordeum depressum
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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