Taxon  Report   4226 
Hordeum murinum  L.  ssp. glaucum  (Steudel) Tzvelev
Blue foxtail,  Smooth barley
Hordeum murinum ssp. glaucum
© 2015 Gary McDonald
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Hordeum murinum ssp. glaucum
© 2015 Gary McDonald
Hordeum murinum ssp. glaucum
© 2015 Gary McDonald
Hordeum murinum ssp. glaucum, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Hordeum murinum ssp. glaucum
© 2009 Barry Rice
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
Parent Record Hordeum murinum
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Critesion glaucum
PLANTS: Critesion murinum ssp. glaucum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Hordeum glaucum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Hordeum stebbinsii
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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 24, 2016).

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