[The Grass Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Bread Wheat, Common Wheat, Wheat

Triticum aestivum

Synonyms: Triticum hybernum, Triticum macha, Triticum sativum, Triticum sphaeroccoccum, Triticum vulgare

Bread Wheat, Common Wheat, Wheat: Triticum aestivum (Synonyms: Triticum hybernum, Triticum macha, Triticum sativum, Triticum sphaeroccoccum, Triticum vulgare)

Wheat setting seed along the road that runs the length of the bay side of Bayocean Spit, northern Oregon coast............August 25, 2012. This is a route used by horseback riders, so the wheat could have been introduced by dropped feed or as part of horse droppings.

Paul Slichter