From "Birdseed" in the street.
going out on a limb here. I hope the collar helps to ID. Seen by the edge of a gravel parking lot.
Nordic landraces of wheat (Triticum spp.) were here studied in a field trial experiment conducted by the Nordic Genetic Resource Center (NordGen) at Alnarp in the south of Sweden. This image is from August 2010 and illustrates the awns on traditional Nordic landraces. Most modern cultivars of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) are awnless.
Wheat (Triticum spp.) is a cereal grain, originally from the Levant region of the Near East and Ethiopian Highlands, but now cultivated worldwide. In 2010, world production of wheat was 651 million tons, making it the third most-produced cereal after maize (844 million tons) and rice (672 million tons). Wheat was the second most-produced cereal in 2009; world production in that year was 682 million tons, after maize (817 million tons), and with rice as a...