Triticum turanicum, has a wonderful history and legend.  Stories tell us it came to the united states in the 40's via an airman who was serving in Egypt. They called it King Tut's wheat, perhaps found in an archaeological expedition.  Somehow this delightful grain, similar to wheat, and yet different, larger berries, high protein, golden colored, similar to a durum semolina, managed to find a following, and is now cultivated in Montana. Legend says it has been cultivated without hybridization for millennia.  It is a wonderful grain, able to withstand less than optimal conditions, thus easier to grow in organic conditions.  

Ginger Hillery