Taxon  Report   4220 
Hordeum brachyantherum  Nevski  ssp. californicum  (Covas & Stebb.) V. Bothmer, et al.
California barley,  California meadow barley
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
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Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum, a monocot, is a perennial 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 brachyantherum ssp. californicum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
Parent Record Hordeum brachyantherum
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.1 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Critesion californicum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Hordeum californicum
More information about  Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. californicum
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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 27, 2016).

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