Hordeum murinum subsp. murinum

Common names: Wall barley Farmer's foxtail Way barley
Introduced
Synonyms: Critesion undefined subsp. murinum
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 24. Treatment on page 250.

Plants winter annuals. Culms 30-60 cm. Leaves green. Spikes green. Central floret sessile to subsessile; lemmas subequal to those of the lateral florets, awns longer than those of the lateral florets; anthers 0.8-1.4 mm. Lateral spikelets: paleas almost glabrous; anthers 0.8-1.4 mm; rachillas about 0.15 mm, pale. 2n = 28.

Discussion

Hordeum murinum subsp. murinum grows in waste places that are somewhat moist. It is native to Europe. Within the Flora region, it has the most restricted distribution of the three subspecies, being found from Washington to Arizona, and in scattered locations from Maine to Virginia.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
Roland von Bothmer +, Claus Badenf +  and Niels H. Jacobsen +
Wall barley +, Farmer's foxtail +  and Way barley +
Conn. +, Mass. +, Maine +, N.Y. +, Wash. +, Del. +, Utah +, Va. +, Idaho +, Oreg. +, D.C. +, Pacific Islands (Hawaii) +, Md. +, Wyo. +, N.J. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, N.C. +, Pa. +, Okla. +, Calif. +, Nev. +, Colo. +, Alta. +, B.C. +, Ala. +, Ga. +, Ariz. +, Mont. +  and S.C. +
Introduced +
Critesion undefined subsp. murinum +
Hordeum murinum subsp. murinum +
Hordeum murinum +
subspecies +