Taxon  Report   1020    
Avena sativa  L.
Common oats,  Cultivated oats, Wild oat
Avena sativa, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Avena
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Avena byzantina
PLANTS: Avena fatua var. sativa
PLANTS: Avena sativa var. orientalis
More information about  Avena sativa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2020).