Taxon  Report   4224    
Hordeum marinum  Huds.  ssp. gussoneanum  (Parl.) Thell.
Barley,  Mediterranean barley
Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum, 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: Moderate

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Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum
© 2002 Ann Dennis
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
Parent: Hordeum marinum
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Critesion geniculatum
PLANTS: Critesion hystrix
PLANTS: Critesion marinum ssp. gussoneanum
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More information about  Hordeum marinum ssp. gussoneanum
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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: Dec 14, 2018).

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