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Barbed Goatgrass (Aegilops triuncialis)

Barbed Goatgrass (Aegilops Triuncialis)
Credit: Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States. USDA Misc. Publ. No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. | USDA | License: PD USDA

Aegilops Triuncialis, or more commonly know as Barbed Goatgrass, is a graminoid of the genus Aegilops. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Aegilops Triuncialis or Barbed Goatgrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Aegilops
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CA (BW) OR (ADW Q)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CA (barb goatgrass) OR (barbed goatgrass)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: Cal-IPC STATE

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