[Barleys: The Genus Hordeum East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Meadow Barley, Northern Meadow Barley

Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum

Synonyms: Critesion brachyantherum, Critesion jubatum ssp. breviaristatum, Hordeum boreale, Hordeum jubatum ssp. breviaristatum, Hordeum jubatum var. boreale, Hordeum nodosum, Hordeum nodosum var. boreale

Meadow Barley, Northern Meadow Barley: Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum (Synonyms: Critesion brachyantherum, Critesion jubatum ssp. breviaristatum, Hordeum boreale, Hordeum jubatum ssp. breviaristatum, Hordeum jubatum var. boreale, Hordeum nodosum, Hordeum nodosum var. boreale)

Northern meadow barley as seen at the west end of Fish Lake, Steens Mountain, southeastern Oregon................September 3, 2011.

Meadow Barley, Northern Meadow Barley: Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum (Synonyms: Critesion brachyantherum, Critesion jubatum ssp. breviaristatum, Hordeum boreale, Hordeum jubatum ssp. breviaristatum, Hordeum jubatum var. boreale, Hordeum nodosum, Hordeum nodosum var. boreale) - Inflorescence of Meadow Barley, Northern Meadow Barley: Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum (Synonyms: Critesion brachyantherum, Critesion jubatum ssp. breviaristatum, Hordeum boreale, Hordeum jubatum ssp. breviaristatum, Hordeum jubatum var. boreale, Hordeum nodosum, Hordeum nodosum var. boreale) - Meadow Barley, Northern Meadow Barley: Hordeum brachyantherum ssp. brachyantherum (Synonyms: Critesion brachyantherum, Critesion jubatum ssp. breviaristatum, Hordeum boreale, Hordeum jubatum ssp. breviaristatum, Hordeum jubatum var. boreale, Hordeum nodosum, Hordeum nodosum var. boreale)

Close-ups of the inflorescence of northern meadow barley as seen at the west end of Fish Lake, Steens Mountain, southeastern Oregon................September 3, 2011.

Paul Slichter