Calflora
Taxon  Report   1018    
Avena fatua  L.
Wild oat,  Wildoat
Avena fatua, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
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Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Avena

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Avena fatua var. glabrata
PLANTS: Avena fatua var. vilis
More information about  Avena fatua

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 27, 2020).