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Little Barley (Hordeum pusillum Nutt.)

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Native or Not Present
Native or Expanded
Expanded or Not Present
Native or Expanded or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

This grass is usually considered an undesireable weed, with people often expending resources to control it. In spite of this, it has expanded northeastward in much of its range, taking advantages of roadsides, railroads, fallow fields, and vacant lots, particularly in areas with gravel.