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Aegilops triuncialis

Aegilops triuncialis L.

barbed goatgrass

Synonym(s): Aegilops squarrosa
NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: AETR
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aegilops triuncialis
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GENUS: Aegilops
FAMILY CODE: POACEA

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GRASS/GRASSLIKE: 1
FERN: 0
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NCBG LEAF COMPLEXITY
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PINNATE: 0
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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: AETR
USDA Common Name: Barbed Goatgrass
Native Status: L48 (I)
Distribution: USA (CA, MD, NV, NY, OR, PA)
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Graminoid

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WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aegilops triuncialis var. triuncialis
COMMON NAME: Barbed Goatgrass
SYNONYMY: [= FNA; < A. triuncialis - HC, K]
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Disturbed areas; native of Mediterranean Europe east to w. and c. Asia.
COMMENTS: Known from MD.
RANGE MAP: Aegilops triuncialis var. triuncialis.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 triuncialis in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Aegilops triuncialis in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

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

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