Triticum spelta L.

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Triticum spelta, spelt, which is sometimes classified as a variety of common wheat, T. aestivum var. spelta, is an annual grass in the Poaceae (grass family) native to the Mediterranean region and southwest Asia. Spelt is one of several species and numerous varieties of cultivated wheat, which was an important grain in Europe from the Bronze Age until medieval period, when it was largely replaced ... Text © Jacqueline Courteau

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