from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One of several grasses of the genus Hordeum.
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Higher elevation slopes have some pinyon-juniper savanna with an understory of blue grama, dropseeds, Indian ricegrass, and bottlebrush squirreltail grasses.
California oatgrass grows with purple needlegrass, squirreltail, junegrass, and red fescue next to patches of California fescue and the unique form of creeping wildrye.