Taxon  Report   4225 
Hordeum murinum  L.
Farmer's Foxtail,  foxtail barley, mouse barley
Hordeum murinum , a monocot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Hordeum murinum
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Hordeum murinum
© 2009 Barry Rice
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
Subspecies and Varieties:
Hordeum murinum ssp. glaucum
Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum
Hordeum murinum ssp. murinum
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Hordeum murinum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (HOMU)

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2014).

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