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

Foxtail Barley, Squirreltail

Hordeum jubatum ssp. jubatum

Synonyms: Critesion jubatum, Hordeum jubatum var. jubatum

Inflorescence of Foxtail Barley, Squirreltail: Hordeum jubatum ssp. jubatum (Synonyms: Critesion jubatum, Hordeum jubatum var. jubatum)

A close-up of the inflorescence of what appears to be foxtail barley as seen in Page Springs Campground (BLM), Steens Mountain of southeastern Oregon..............June 2, 2012.

Inflorescence and stem leaf of Foxtail Barley, Squirreltail: Hordeum jubatum ssp. jubatum (Synonyms: Critesion jubatum, Hordeum jubatum var. jubatum)

What appears to be foxtail barley as seen in Page Springs Campground (BLM), Steens Mountain of southeastern Oregon..............June 2, 2012. The auricles, which are well developed, are barely visible at the base of the stem leaf, which is 7 mm or so wide.

Paul Slichter