Taxon  Report   107    
Aegilops triuncialis  L.
Barbed goatgrass
Aegilops triuncialis
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Aegilops triuncialis
© 2011 Philip Brownsey
Aegilops triuncialis
© 2018 Carolyn Martus
Aegilops triuncialis, 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: High

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Aegilops triuncialis
© 2001 Joe DiTomaso
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aegilops
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aegilops squarrosa
PLANTS: Triticum persicum
PLANTS: Triticum triunciale
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).