Hordeum depressum

Alkali Barley

  • Height:   1.5 Ft
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   Grass
  • Flower Size:   inconspicuous
  • Inflorescence Size:   2-3 inch
  • Flower Type:   Grass spiklet
  • Bloom Type:   Cool grasses
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   Low
  • Salt Tolerance:   High
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   66,240
  • 3080

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Hordeum depressum

Common Name:Alkali barley

Hordeum depressum, a angiosperm, is a annual grass that is native to California.

US Distribution:beyond CA but confined to w. North America
Plant Community(s):many plant communities,

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, ContraCosta, Colusa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Kings, Kern, Lake, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Mendocino, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Placer, Plumas, Riverside, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tulare, Ventura, Yolo

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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