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Last updated 4/27/2009 by David Giblin.
Aegilops cylindrica Host[FNA24, HC, HC2]
jointed goat grass

Publication: Icon. Descr. Gram. Austriac. 2: 6, pl. 7. 1802.

Origin: Introduced from southern Europe

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Aegilops cylindrica is a widespread weed in North America, being particularly troublesome in winter wheat. It usually grows in disturbed sites such as roadsides, fields, and along railroad tracks. It is native to the Mediterranean region and central Asia, and is adventive in other temperate countries. Hybrids with Triticum aestivum have been found in various parts of North America. Being sterile annuals, they do not persist."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Aegilops cylindrica Host var. rubiginosa Popova
Cylindropyrum cylindricum (Host) Á. Löve
Triticum cylindricum (Host) Ces., Pass. & Gibelli