Hordeum vulgare

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusHordeum
Species:Hordeum vulgare L.
Common NameBarley
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: FCFSP; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Natural Area Presence: LC; Natural Area Presence: LULA; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: graminoid; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: Asia; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: grass-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Brown (incl. Maroon); Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Caryopsis; Fruit Type: Grain; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Placentation Type: Parietal; Placentation Type: Basal; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Hordeum aegiceras Hordeum aegiceras Nees ex Royle
Hordeum agriocrithon Hordeum agriocrithon A.E. Åberg
Hordeum distichon Hordeum distichon L.
Hordeum distichon subsp. zeocrithon Hordeum distichon subsp. zeocrithon (L.) Celak.
Hordeum distichum Hordeum distichum L.
Hordeum hexastichon Hordeum hexastichon L.
Hordeum hexastichum Hordeum hexastichum L.
Hordeum irregulare Hordeum irregulare Aberg & Wiebe
Hordeum polystichon Hordeum polystichon Haller f.
Hordeum polystichon var. vulgare Hordeum polystichon var. vulgare (L.) Döll
Hordeum sativum Hordeum sativum Pers.
Hordeum sativum var. vulgare Hordeum sativum var. vulgare (L.) K. Richt.
Hordeum tetrastichum Hordeum tetrastichum Stokes
Hordeum vulgare f. hexastichon Hordeum vulgare f. hexastichon (L.) Hiroe
Hordeum vulgare subsp. agriocrithon Hordeum vulgare subsp. agriocrithon (A.E. Åberg) Á. Löve
Hordeum vulgare subsp. hexastichon Hordeum vulgare subsp. hexastichon
Hordeum vulgare subsp. spontaneum Hordeum vulgare subsp. spontaneum
Hordeum vulgare var. trifurcatum Hordeum vulgare var. trifurcatum (Schlecht.) Alef.
Hordeum vulgare var. vulgare Hordeum vulgare var. vulgare

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Barren (KY), Boone (KY), Bullitt (KY), Campbell (KY), Clinton (KY), Gallatin (KY), Hardin (KY), Lincoln (KY), Logan (KY), Madison (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Oldham (KY), Scott (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Cheatham (TN), Coffee (TN), Fayette (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Marion (TN), Montgomery (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Van Buren (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MEM, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1923 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100140035 Clinton Kentucky 24 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-811
EKY
Hordeum vulgare
31234100140050 Madison Kentucky 03 May 1979 Anne Kannapell
50
EKY
Hordeum vulgare
ETSU003621 Sumner Tennessee
ETSU
Hordeum vulgare
31973000022332 Boone Kentucky 26 May 1979 Thieret, John
51075
KNK
Hordeum vulgare
31973000022331 Sumner Tennessee 11 May 1973 Gonsoulin, Gene
3048
KNK
Hordeum vulgare
31973000022338 Campbell Kentucky 16 Jun 1980 Buddell, George
181
KNK
Hordeum vulgare
31973000022336 Gallatin Kentucky 03 May 1985 Thieret, John
56039
KNK
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036191 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036185 Cheatham Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036187 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036190 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036193 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036186 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036195 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036189 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
31234100140043 Lincoln Kentucky 21 Apr 2003 Timothy J. Weckman
8017
EKY
Hordeum vulgare
31234100140027 Boone Kentucky 26 May 1979 William M. Meijer
EKY
Hordeum vulgare
BEREA006455 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Hordeum vulgare
BEREA006456 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Hordeum vulgare
31973000022328 Scott Kentucky 23 May 1979 Thieret, John
50982
KNK
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036197 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036194 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036192 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036188 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036196 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0036198 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
009172 Van Buren Tennessee
BOON
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0043689 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0056570 Williamson Tennessee
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0054972 Williamson Tennessee
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0150781 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
UCHT003119 Cheatham Tennessee
UCHT
Hordeum vulgare
UCHT003118 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0064125 Logan Kentucky 10 May 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0043690 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0077318 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0064366 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0064127 Metcalfe Kentucky
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0078440 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0094907 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0094905 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0093593 Lawrence Tennessee
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
HTTU028644 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Hordeum vulgare
MTSU003626 Rutherford Tennessee 27 Apr 1980 Kevin Carter
48
MTSU
Hordeum vulgare
UCHT035956 Williamson Tennessee
UCHT
Hordeum vulgare
UOS07978 Van Buren Tennessee 05 Jan 1923 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Hordeum vulgare
MEM020654 Fayette Tennessee 03 May 2016 Darrell W. Brandon
1372
MEM
Hordeum vulgare
MEM000139 Shelby Tennessee 27 Apr 1962 Jack L. Tayloe
204
MEM
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0043694 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0064120 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0043691 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
APSC0094906 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Hordeum vulgare
MTSU024305 Wilson Tennessee 25 Apr 2009 Caleb Hale
34
MTSU
Hordeum vulgare
TENN-V-0243813 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Hordeum vulgare
UCHT035957 Williamson Tennessee
UCHT
Hordeum vulgare
UCHT035958 Williamson Tennessee
UCHT
Hordeum vulgare
UCHT024860 Tennessee
UCHT
Hordeum vulgare
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