Taxon  Report   1018 
Avena fatua  L.
Common wild oats,  Wild Oat, wild oats, wildoats
Avena fatua, a monocot, is an annual 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 fatua
© 2008 Keir Morse
Avena fatua
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Avena fatua
© 2002 James B. Gratiot
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 fatua var. glabrata
PLANTS: Avena fatua var. vilis
 Information about  Avena fatua  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (AVFA)

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google
 

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

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: Dec 21, 2014).

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