Aegilops cylindrica

Jointed Goatgrass
Aegilops cylindrica

Family: Grass (Poaceae)
AKA: Jointgrass
Photo taken on: June 27, 2015
Location: Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Grasslands, roadsides, pastures

Grows to 30" with erect stems that branch at the base. Easily identified by the 2-4" jointed, cylindrical seed head topped by long bristles. Infests grain fields, particularly winter wheat.


Grasses, Sedges & Rushes