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Schismus barbatus (L.) Thell.


Agrostis calycina, Corynephorus articulatus, Dactylis calycina, Electra brevifolia, Electra calycina, Electra nitida, Electra ovalis, Electra scaberrima, Festuca barbata, Festuca calycina, Festuca minuta, Hemisacris gonatodes, Koeleria calycina, Koeleria cantabrica, Koeleria multiculmis, Schismus arabicus, Schismus brevifolius, Schismus calycinus, Schismus fasciculatus, Schismus hirsutus, Schismus littoralis, Schismus marginatus, Schismus minutus, Schismus ovalis, Schismus perennis, Schismus scaberrimus, Schismus tenuis

Common names

Common Mediterranean grass, kelch-grass

Extract from Wikipedia article

Schismus barbatus is a species of grass known as common Mediterranean grass and kelch-grass. It is native to Eurasia, and it is also known as an introduced species in the southwestern United States. It grows in many habitats, including disturbed areas. It is an annual grass growing in small clumps. The stems grow up to 27 centimeters long and are lined with threadlike leaves. The short inflorescence bears spikelets under a centimeter long.

Linkcommon Mediterranean grass (Schismus barbatus) on roadside of a road from Khawzan to Al-Jumayliyah. Qatar, April 9, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar


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