Taxon  Report   1020 
Avena sativa  L.
Common oats,  Cultivated oats, Wild oat

Avena sativa
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Avena sativa
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Avena sativa, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Avena sativa
© 2002 Brent Miller
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Avena
escaped cultivar
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Avena byzantina
PLANTS: Avena sativa var. orientalis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Avena fatua var. sativa
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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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