Hordeum murinum subsp. leporinum (Link) Arcang., Comp. Fl. Ital. 805 1882. (Syn: Critesion murinum subsp. leporinum (Link) Á.Löve; Critesion simulans (Bowden) Á.Löve; Hordeum ambiguum Döll; Hordeum hrasdanicum Gandilyan; Hordeum leporinum Link; Hordeum leporinum var. simulans Bowden; Hordeum murinum var. chilense Brongn.; Hordeum murinum var. leporinum (Link) Bory & Chaub.; Hordeum murinum subsp. leporinum (Link) Asch. & Graebn.; Hordeum murinum var. leporinum (Link) K. Richt.; Hordeum murinum var. leporinum (Link) Arcang.; Hordeum murinum var. velutinum Speg.; Hordeum pilosum Steud.; Hordeum simulans (Bowden) C. Yen & J.L. Yang);
Macaronesia, Europe, Medit. to Central Asia and W. Himalaya: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Central European Rus, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia; Introduced into: Alabama, Alberta, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Bolivia, Brazil South, British Columbia, California, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Easter Is., Falkland Is., Georgia, Great Britain, Guatemala, Hawaii, Idaho, Ireland, Japan, Juan Fernández Is., Kermadec Is., Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North European Russi, Northern Territory, Norway, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Queensland, South Australia, South Carolina, Sweden, Tanzania, Tasmania, Texas, Uruguay, Utah, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, Western Australia, Wyoming as per POWO;
hare barley, mouse barley, and barley grass;

It grows in tufts from 10 to 40 centimetres in height. It is an annual.[3][4]
It is native to Europe, northern Africa and temperate Asia; and is widely naturalised elsewhere.[2]
(From Wikipedia– 17.4.13)


Poaceae, Cyperaceae and Juncaceae Week: Poaceae- Hordeum murinum subsp. leporinum (Link) Arcang. from Kashmir-GS76 : Attachments (3).  2 posts by 2 authors.
Hordeum murinum subsp. leporinum (Link) Arcang., Comp. Fl. Ital. 805. 1882 (syn: H. leporinum Link)
A very common weed in Kashmir valley growing along roadsides and wastelands.