Taxon  Report   8165    
Triticum aestivum  L.
Common wheat,  Wheat
Triticum aestivum
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Triticum aestivum
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Triticum aestivum
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Triticum aestivum, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Triticum aestivum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Triticum
Communities: escaped cultivar, ,agricultural plant
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Triticum hybernum
PLANTS: Triticum macha
PLANTS: Triticum sativum
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More information about  Triticum aestivum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 18, 2018).