Calflora
Taxon  Report   4222    
Hordeum intercedens  Nevski
Bobtail barley,  Little barley, Vernal barley
Hordeum intercedens, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).   CNPS Inventory
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Observation Search
(365 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: vernal-pools

Communities: Valley Grassland, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Hordeum pusillum
More information about  Hordeum intercedens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HOIN2)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 12, 2020).