Little Barley (Hordeum pusillum)
Little Barley Species Description
This species is native to North America north of Mexico.
Allergenicity: Little Barley (Hordeum pusillum) is a mild allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Winter to Summer.
Angiosperm - Flowering Monocot: Plants in this group have one embryonic leave (single cotyledon). This group include the grasses, lilies, orchids and palms.
Forb: A broad-leaved herb other than a grass, especially one growing in a field, prairie, or meadow.
Grass/Grass-like: Any plant characterized by parallel-veined leaves that arise from nodes in the stem, wrap around it for a distance, and leave, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain.
Weed: Any plant growing in cultivated ground to the injury of the crop or desired vegetation, or to the disfigurement of the place; an unsightly, useless, or injurious plant.
Annual: Plants in which the entire life cycle is completed within one growing season.
Wetland Plant: Plants growing in aquatic or wetland habitats. These include all known floating, submerged, and emergent taxa, plus those that are found in permanently or seasonally wet habitats.
Herbaceous Stem: Not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
Little Barley Species Usage
Cereal Grain: A type of grass (such as wheat, rice or oats) cultivated for its edible grains.
More Little Barley (Hordeum pusillum) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP