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Beard of Barley?

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A barley beard is called an awn. These are bristle like slender appendages found on the bracts of many grasses. They make the hairy appearance of many grasses and contribute immensely to photosynthesis. Awns have different appearances and lengths depending on the grass species.
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A barley beard is called an Awn. These are slender, bristle-like appendages found on the bracts of many grasses. Awns are characteristics of many grasses, where they extend from lemmas of the florets.
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Awn; A slender, bristlelike appendage found on the spikelets of many grasses.
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"Awn": A bristlelike appendage of a plant, especially on the glumes of grasses. Also applies to appendages like those forming the beard of barley.
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