common wheat

(Triticum aestivum ssp. aestivum)

Conservation Status
common wheat
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

NNA - Not applicable

SNA - Not applicable

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
           
           
           
 
Description
 
 

The inflorescence is always upright. It may or may not have long awns.

 
     
 

Height

 
 

24 to 40

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Fields and disturbed sites near cultivated fields and grain elevators.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

Early spring

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 7, 22, 24.

 
  5/28/2018      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native nowhere; cultivated. Introduced to North America; escaped cultivation but not established.

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Liliopsida (monocots)  
 

Order

Poales (grasses, sedges, cattails, and allies)  
 

Family

Poaceae (grasses)  
  No Rank BOP clade  
  Subfamily Pooideae  
  Supertribe Triticodae  
  Tribe Triticeae  
  Subtribe Triticinae  
 

Genus

Triticum (wheat)  
  Section Triticum  
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Triticum hybernum

Triticum macha

Triticum sativum

Triticum sphaerococcum

Triticum vulgare

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

common wheat

cultivated wheat

wheat

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glossary

Awn

A stiff, bristle-like appendage at the tip of the glume, lemma, or palea of grass florets.

       
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