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''Hordeum brachyantherum'', known by the common name meadow barley, is a species of barley. It is native to western North America from Alaska to northern Mexico, coastal areas of eastern-most Russia , and a small area of coastal Newfoundland.

The diploid cytotype occurs only in California, throughout the state, while everywhere else plants are tetraploid.

This is a tufting perennial bunchgrass approaching a meter in maximum height. It produces compact, narrow inflorescences.. more

Similar species: Grasses, Bromeliads, Sedges
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Apr 5, 2017. Captured Apr 4, 2017 10:15 in Lateral G, Yakima, WA 98908, USA.
  • X-E2
  • f/1.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO200
  • 55mm