Definition of Foxtail barley

1. Noun. Barley grown for its highly ornamental flower heads with delicate long silky awns; North America and northeastern Asia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foxtail Barley

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foxtail barley (current term)
foxtail millet
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Literary usage of Foxtail barley

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1. Weeds of the North Central States edited by Lloyd M. Wax, Richard S. Fawcett, Duane Isely (1999)
"foxtail barley (Hordeum jubatum) p. 27 14. Spikes stiff (like a small head of barley) with rigid, ascending bristles about as long as or slightly longer ..."

2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... jubatum (L.) Nevski foxtail barley Herbaceous perennial Dry old fields, roadsides and waste ground. ..."

3. A Manual of Farm Grasses by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1921)
"Foxtail [barley grass], 164. grass, 122. green, 122, 165. meadow, 117. yellow, 122, 165. Gardener's garters, 154. ..."

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