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Avena sativa L.
Common oat

Family: Poaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Old World; widely cultivated and naturalized.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For an image of an herbarium specimen collected in Miami-Dade County by Alan Herndon in 1981, visit the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.

Synonyms: A. fatua var. sativa.

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Avena sativa
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Kops et al., J., Flora Batava, vol. 19: t. 1487 (1895)

Other data on Avena sativa available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Avena sativa has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Naturalized


Avena sativa has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Naturalized


Avena sativa has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland


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Avena sativa
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Kops et al., J., Flora Batava, vol. 19: t. 1487 (1895)