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Aegilops ventricosa

Aegilops ventricosa Tausch

swollen goatgrass

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: AEVE
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aegilops ventricosa
GENUS: Aegilops
FAMILY: POACEA - Poaceae (Grass Family)

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USDA Symbol: AEVE
USDA Common Name: Goatgrass
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WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aegilops ventricosa
COMMON NAME: Swollen Goatgrass
SYNONYMY: [= FNA]
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Disturbed areas; native of Mediterranean Europe.
COMMENTS: Known from DE.
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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 ventricosa in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Aegilops ventricosa in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

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

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