Calflora
Taxon  Report   4228 
Hordeum murinum  L.  ssp. murinum 
Wall barley
Hordeum murinum ssp. murinum
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Hordeum murinum ssp. murinum, 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. murinum
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
Parent Record Hordeum murinum
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Critesion murinum
More information about  Hordeum murinum ssp. murinum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (HOMUM)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 18, 2018).

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