Hordeum genus (Barley). They have basal leaves and rounded flower stems that will bear alternate long, narrow leaves. The flowers are bisexual with males and females in the same spikelet, each flowering head comprises of spikelets with one or more florets, that are covered with glumes or scales.
Annuals or Perennials, Grasses
Seed in spring or autumn, or by division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.
Usually little trouble from pests and diseases.
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