Taxon  Report   1017 
Avena barbata  Link
Slim Oat,  slender oat, slender wild oats
Avena barbata, a monocot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).
 

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Avena barbata
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Avena barbata
© 2002 James B. Gratiot
Avena barbata
© 2009 Keir Morse
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Avena
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Avena hirsuta
 Information about  Avena barbata  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (AVBA)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2014).

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