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Aegilops cylindrica

Aegilops cylindrica Host

jointed goatgrass

Synonym(s): Aegilops cylindrica var. rubiginosa, Aegilops tauschii, Cylindropyrum cylindricum
NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: AECY
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aegilops cylindrica
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GENUS: Aegilops
FAMILY CODE: POACEA

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NCBG DURATION
ANNUAL: 1
BIENNIAL: 0
PERENNIAL: 0

NCBG HABIT
HERB: 0
SUBSHRUB: 0
SHRUB: 0
TREE: 0
CACTUS/SUCCULENT: 0
GRASS/GRASSLIKE: 1
FERN: 0
VINE: 0

NCBG LEAF ARRANGEMENT
ALTERNATE: 0
OPPOSITE: 0
WHORLED: 0
BASAL: 0
FASCICLED: 0

NCBG LEAF COMPLEXITY
SIMPLE: 0
PINNATE: 0
BI-PINNATE: 0
TRI-PINNATE: 0
PALMATE: 0
TRIFOLIOLATE: 0

NCBG LEAF RETENTION
DECIDUOUS: 0
EVERGREEN: 0
SEMI-EVERGREEN: 0

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NCBG FLORAL SYMMETRY
RADIAL (ACTINOMORPHIC): 0
BILATERAL (ZYGOMORPHIC): 0
MIXED (BOTH ACTINOMORPHIC and ZYGOMORPHIC): 0

NCBG PHENOLOGY
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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: AECY
USDA Common Name: Jointed Goatgrass
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WY)
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Graminoid

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WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aegilops cylindrica
COMMON NAME: Jointed Goatgrass
SYNONYMY: [= C, F, FNA, G, HC, K, Pa, Tn, Va, Z]
PHENOLOGY: May-Aug.
HABITAT: Fields, pastures, roadsides, other disturbed areas; native of Mediterranean Europe and w. Asia.
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RANGE MAP: Aegilops cylindrica.png

ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Poaceae (R. Brown) Barnhart 1895 or GRAMINEAE A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Grass Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 771 genera and 12,074 species, herbs (and some shrubs and trees), cosmopolitan. Tribal classification largely follows FNA (2003a, 2007a), with some changes based on subsequent research, as for instance in the Chloridoideae (Peterson, Romaschenko, & Johnson 2010a).
REFERENCE: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003a, 2007a)=FNA; Hitchcock and Chase (1950)=HC; Blomquist (1948); Peterson, Romaschenko, & Johnson (2010a, 2010b). Key to genera adapted in large part from FNA.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Aegilops Linnaeus 1753 (Goatgrass)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 23 species, annuals, of w. Asia east to the Mediterranean region.
REFERENCE: Saufferer in FNA (2007a); Tucker (1996)=Z.
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Aegilops cylindrica in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Aegilops cylindrica in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Aegilops cylindrica in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Aegilops cylindrica in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Aegilops cylindrica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aegilops cylindrica

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