Taxon  Report   9135 
Hordeum marinum  Huds.
Seaside barley
Hordeum marinum
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
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Hordeum marinum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Hordeum marinum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Hordeum marinum, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Hordeum marinum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
Subspecies and Varieties:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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 21, 2016).

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