Is it a native?

Mediterranean Barley-grass - introduced (*Hordeum hystrix)

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Barley Grasses.

hordeum hordeum

Native to the Europe. Annual. C3.

Family. Poaceae (Grass family).

Other names: *Critesion hystrix.

Occurrence: Moderately common.


It is an environmental weed.

hystrix: like a porcupine or hedgehog.

1: Flower clusters. 2: Group of 3 spikelets partly spread apart.

Mediterranean Barley-grass differs from other barley grasses