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Taxon: Aegilops triuncialis L.

Genus: Aegilops section: Aegilops
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae
Nomen number: 1552
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1051. 1753, nom. cons.
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) through conservation of the genus Aegilops
Name verified on: 20-Nov-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC).
Accessions: 500 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CA*, HI°, NV°, OR*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • barb goat grass   (Source: Pap AU Wagen 94-7) – English
  • barb goat grass   (Source: Pap AU Wagen 94-7) – English   [Aegilops triuncialis var. triuncialis]
  • jointed goat grass   (Source: State Noxweed Seed ) – English
  • jointed goat grass   (Source: State Noxweed Seed ) – English   [Aegilops triuncialis var. triuncialis]
  • halmuca tregishtëe   (Source: Pap AU Wagen 94-7) – Albanian   [Aegilops triuncialis var. triuncialis]
  • blat bord   (Source: Pap AU Wagen 94-7) – Catalan   [Aegilops triuncialis var. triuncialis]
  • langähriges Hartgras   (Source: Pap AU Wagen 94-7) – German   [Aegilops triuncialis var. triuncialis]
  • aegilope-alongado   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • trigo-montesino   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • rompesacos   (Source: Pap AU Wagen 94-7) – Spanish   [Aegilops triuncialis var. triuncialis]
  • treuddigt bockvete   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: pest resistance for wheat   (fide Euphytica 163:9. 2008)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of wheat   (fide Euphytica 163:9. 2008)
  • Weed   (fide State Noxweed Seed)

Distributional range:

    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Libya; Morocco
    Arabian Peninsula: Kuwait
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan [s.]; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan - Baluchistan
    East Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

    United States




Check other web resources for Aegilops triuncialis L.:


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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (27 August 2015)

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