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Observed: 29th June 2013 By: littletern
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Description:

Cereal crop in field.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum) interacts

Comments

notpop's picture

size

would be more certain if there was an indication of scale

Amadan's picture

It's not likely

to be anything else in the UK, I think. Barley is distinguished by its beard (the song "John Barleycorn" has the line "then little Sir John, he grew a long beard, and so became a man").
Modern wheats are in the genus Triticum, see -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxonomy_of_wheat
for details, if you want to add a systematic name.