131066 WALL BARLEY Hordeum murinum (Poaceae) Height to 30cm
Tufted annual of bare ground and waste places, often near the sea. FLOWERS are borne in long, unbranched spikes, 9-10cm long, with spikelets in 3s, each with 3 stiff awns (May-Jul); flowering stems are prostrate at base. FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are 7-8mm wide with short, blunt ligules. STATUS-Widespread and common.