Calflora
Taxon  Report   4219    
Hordeum brachyantherum  Nevski  ssp. brachyantherum 
Meadow barley
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum
© 2011 Barry Breckling
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum
© 2015 Steve Matson
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum
© 2015 Steve Matson
Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum
© 2018 Emily Allen
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
Parent: Hordeum brachyantherum
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Alpine Fell-fields, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Critesion brachyantherum
PLANTS: Critesion jubatum ssp. breviaristatum
PLANTS: Hordeum boreale
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More information about  Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (HOBRB2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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