Taxon  Report   8165 
Triticum aestivum  L.
Common wheat,  Wheat
Triticum aestivum
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Triticum aestivum
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Triticum aestivum
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Triticum aestivum, 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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Triticum aestivum
© 2004 James M. Andre
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Triticum
escaped cultivar, ,agricultural plant
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Triticum hybernum
PLANTS: Triticum macha
PLANTS: Triticum sativum
PLANTS: Triticum sphaerococcum
PLANTS: Triticum vulgare
More information about  Triticum aestivum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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:   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2018).

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