|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Commelinidae||Dayflowers and spiderworts, and several others|
|Order||Cyperales||Flowering plants including grasses|
|Family||Poaceae||Grasses (but not sedges or rushes)|
|Genus||Hordeum||An ancient Latin name for barley, meaning “bristly,” for the long awns|
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Hordeum jubatum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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8/28/2014 · Eagle Nest Lake, Eagle Nest, New Mexico
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm)