Skip to main content

WildBristol.uk - Discovering Wildlife in Bristol

Bread Wheat - Triticum aestivum

Favourite Photos

image species author location uploaded taken select
Bread Wheat Bread Wheat - Triticum aestivum dylan Hedgerow 26 Aug 2021, 11 a.m. 13 Jul 2021, 2:39 p.m.
Bread Wheat Bread Wheat - Triticum aestivum dylan Bristol 16 Jun 2022, 10:05 a.m. 15 Jun 2022, 5 p.m.
Bread Wheat Bread Wheat - Triticum aestivum dylan Bristol 2 Jul 2023, 12:21 p.m. 27 Jun 2023, 6:33 p.m.
Bread Wheat Bread Wheat - Triticum aestivum dylan Bristol 2 Jul 2023, 12:21 p.m. 27 Jun 2023, 6:33 p.m.

Species Description

Widespread and fairly frequent throughout the UK as a casual. It often escapes from cultivation or by bird seed. Habitat includes: Disturbed / cultivated places such as wasteland, pavements, parks, allotments, tips, roadside verges etc. Flowers: June to July. Growing habit: Annual. Other names include: Common Wheat. Its ancestors originated from the Middle East to South Asia (India, Iran, Lebanon-Syria, Pakistan, Palestine, Transcaucasus, West Himalaya). It was not noted in the wild until 1927.