Taxon  Report   4224 
Hordeum marinum  Huds.  ssp. gussoneanum  (Parl.) Thell.
Barley,  Mediterranean barley
Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum
© 2002 Ann Dennis
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Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
Parent Record Hordeum marinum
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Critesion geniculatum
PLANTS: Critesion hystrix
PLANTS: Critesion marinum ssp. gussoneanum
PLANTS: Hordeum gussoneanum
ICPN + PLANTS: Hordeum geniculatum
ICPN + PLANTS: Hordeum hystrix
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 18, 2018).

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