Little Barley

Hordeum pusillum

plant type:
grass
lifecycle:
annual
growing season:
warm
cover:
Low
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkaline

Location

Min elevation:
0
Max elevation:
6000
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Greenlee
La Paz
Maricopa
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai
Yuma

Reproduction & Growth

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
Disturbance
Best Suited for these Management goals:

Additional Information

NOTES:
"Archeological evidence shows this species was cultivated by multiple tribes in North America thousands of years ago."
Citations:

SEINet Portal Network - Hordeum Pusillum, https://swbiodiversity.org/seinet/taxa/index.php?tid=1580#.