Taxon  Report   8683    
Hordeum vulgare  L.
Common barley
Hordeum vulgare
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Hordeum vulgare
© 2018 Rachelle Gray
Hordeum vulgare
© 2008 Luigi Rignanese
Hordeum vulgare, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.

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Hordeum vulgare
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Hordeum
Communities: agricultural plant
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hordeum aegiceras
PLANTS: Hordeum distichon
PLANTS: Hordeum hexastichon
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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 20, 2019).