Bread Wheat - Triticum aestivum
It has glumes at the base of spikelet keeled in upper part only. It also has hollow stems.
Much cultivated and occasionally escaping to grow as a casual in the wild.
Flowers June and July.
Widespread and fairly frequent as a casual in England and Wales, more scattered in Scotland.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland as an escape from cultivation. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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