Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Hordeum brachyantherum Nevski
(Meadow Barley)

Family: Poaceae

Status: Native

Critesion brachyantherum (Nevski) Barkworth & Dewey
Hordeum nodosum of authors, not Linnaeus

Hordeum brachyantherum is a perennial grass with glumes much longer than the lemmas. It is found in moist mountain meadows at middle to upper elevation.
Please click on an image for a larger file.

Hordeum brachyantherum, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Kelly Kindscher & Danielle Walkup, Mogollon Mtns., near Bearwallow Mtn., Aug. 2, 2008

Back to the Index