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Hordeum jubatum

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Wetland Grasses, Ornamental Grasses

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist, wet

Soil Description: average, poor, loam, clay, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: June, July, August

Bloom Color: white, green

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: colonizing, dried flowers, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, salt tolerant, wetland plant

Hordeum jubatum (foxtail barley)
  • Hordeum jubatum (foxtail barley)
  • Hordeum jubatum (foxtail barley)
  • Hordeum jubatum (foxtail barley)

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Description

Hordeum jubatum

Also known as:

foxtail barley

,

squirrel-tail grass

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae Grass family
Genus Hordeum barley
Species Hordeum jubatum foxtail barley