Bread Wheat - Triticum aestivum

Description

It has glumes at the base of spikelet keeled in upper part only. It also has hollow stems.

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Habitat

Much cultivated and occasionally escaping to grow as a casual in the wild.

When to see it

Flowers June and July.

Life History

Annual.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent as a casual in England and Wales, more scattered in Scotland.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland as an escape from cultivation. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map