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Hordeum jubatum L

Hordeum jubatum L.

Foxtail barley

Perennial

Height: 0.7-5 dm

Elevation: 1280-3350 m

Fair forage value prior to seed development, mature fruiting heads can cause injury to the eyes and mouth of grazing animals.

Considered a weedy species.

Photo by Brady Allred

Photo by Brady Allred

Photo by Brady Allred

Photo by Brady Allred