Regularity: Regularly occurring
Distribution in Egypt
Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Italy, Sicily, Greece, Crete, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine.
Unconfirmed in Egypt.
Life History and Behavior
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNA - Not Applicable
It is native to the Mediterranean Basin, and it is known in other places, including Australia, South Africa, and California, as an introduced species and sometimes a weed. It is an annual grass producing stems up to 45 centimeters tall. The inflorescence is a dense packet of spikelets with tangling, curved awns.
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