Calflora
Taxon  Report   4227    
Hordeum murinum  L.  ssp. leporinum  (Link) Arcang.
Farmer's foxtail,  Foxtail barley, Hare barley, Leporinum barley, Mouse barley
Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
Parent: Hordeum murinum

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Critesion murinum ssp. leporinum
PLANTS: Hordeum leporinum
More information about  Hordeum murinum ssp. leporinum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HOMUL)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 25, 2019).