What would you call the thing on the image?

I am looking for the general term, I know that it has more types:

  • wheat
  • barley
  • oat
  • rye

suggestions: plantes céréalières

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    The usual term is céréales. The specific one on your picture is blé.
    – None
    Commented Oct 29, 2016 at 17:23

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I would say céréales. It is common to call wheat or rice "céréales", as much for the plant as for the cereal itself.

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