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Hordeum marinum  Huds.  ssp. gussoneanum  (Parl.) Thell.
Barley,   Mediterranean barley
Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum is an annual grasslike herb that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: moderate
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Parent: Hordeum marinum
Genus: Hordeum
Family: Poaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: wetland-riparian, weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSCritesion geniculatum
PLANTSCritesion hystrix
PLANTSCritesion marinum ssp. gussoneanum
JEF + PLANTSHordeum geniculatum
PLANTSHordeum gussoneanum
Information about  Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum from other sources

[Cal-IPC] Invasive: Hordeum marinum (Mediterranean barley) is an annual grass (family Poaceae). Mediterranean barley is widespread in annual grasses and occupies slightly wetter habitats than Hordeum murinum (Hare barley). Cal-IPC Rating: Moderate (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

[powo.science.kew.org] Macaronesia, Europe, Central Asia native: The native range of this species is Macaronesia, Europe to Central Asia, Medit. to W. Himalaya. It is an annual and grows primarily in the temperate biome. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/17/2024).