OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Avena sativa   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Avena sativa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-33-001:
Avena sativa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Avena sativa

 

COMMON NAME:
Domestic Oats


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_avsa_001_lvd

        

image of Avena sativa, Domestic Oats

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_avsa_002_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm120526_586b

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Spikelets 15-30mm long, 6-10mm wide. Glumes usually 9-nerved, glabrous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Avena sativa, Domestic Oats

JK Marlow    jkm120526_588

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaf blades glabrous on both surfaces; sheaths glabrous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Avena sativa, Domestic Oats

Keith Bradley    kab_avena_sativa_9106

November    Berkeley County    SC

image of Avena sativa, Domestic Oats

Keith Bradley    kab_avena_sativa_9115

November    Berkeley County    SC

Panicle loose, open; branches spreading to ascending, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Avena sativa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Avena sativa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-33-001:
Avena sativa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Avena sativa

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3494

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Annual

Non-native: Middle East

Habitat: Fields and disturbed areas, commonly planted but not long-persistent, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

Inflorescence a loose open panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain yellowish
Grain

 

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