OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Triticum aestivum   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Triticum aestivum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-21-001:
Triticum aestivum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Triticum aestivum

 

COMMON NAME:
Bread Wheat


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image of Triticum aestivum, Bread Wheat

Keith Bradley    kab_t_aestivum_0938

May    Polk County    NC

Spike 5-15cm long. Spikelets alternate on opposite sides of rachis, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Triticum aestivum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Triticum aestivum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-21-001:
Triticum aestivum   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Triticum aestivum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4083

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Habitat: Fields; frequently cultivated, rarely persistent or volunteering following cultivation, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

Inflorescence a spike

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain yellowish

 

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