Taxon  Report   9649    
Aegilops geniculata  Roth
Ovate goatgrass
Aegilops geniculata
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Aegilops geniculata
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Aegilops geniculata
© 2001 CDFA
Aegilops geniculata, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Aegilops geniculata
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aegilops
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Triticum ovatum
ICPN + PLANTS: Aegilops ovata
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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 16, 2019).