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Taxon: Avena fatua L.

Genus: Avena
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Aveninae.
Nomen number: 6104
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:80. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comment: review history of nomenclature proposal concerning this name from the Smithsonian Institution's database
Name verified on: 28-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC).
Accessions: 1323 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • only available ) NPGS core subset accessions for the crop ‘OAT’ ) or .
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AK°, AZ°, CO°, ID°, KS°, MI°, MO°, MT°, ND°, NM°, OK*°, SC°, SD°, TX°, UT°, WI°, WY°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • spring wild oat   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English
  • wild oat   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • dinbaan   (Source: Weeds Saudi Arabia ) – Arabic
  • zommeir   (Source: F Egypt ) – Arabic
  • avoine folle   (Source: L Noms French ed6 ) – French
  • folle avoine   (Source: L Noms French ed6 ) – French
  • Flughafer   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • Windhafer   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • cha-hiki   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • karasu-mugi   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • aveia-brava   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • aveia-fátua   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • aveia-selvagem   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • avena loca   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • avena silvestre   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • flyghavre   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Animal food: fodder   (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Animal food: forage   (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Gene sources: drought resistance for oat   (fide Agron Monog 33:618. 1992)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in oat   (fide Agron Monog 33:618. 1992)
  • Gene sources: potential for high yield in oat   (fide Agron Monog 33:618. 1992)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of oat   (fide Wild Crop Rel Cer 3:144. 2011)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Econ Pl Aust)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968; V. N. Soldatov & I. G. Loskutov 1991; Invasive Pl Spec)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Lebanon; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part [c. & s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized throughout temperate regions

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Baum, B. R. 1977. Oats: wild and cultivated. A monograph of the genus Avena (Poaceae). 280.
  • Baum, B. R. 1991. (995) Proposal to conserve the name Avena fatua L. for the common wild oats (Poaceae). Taxon 40:132–134.
  • Boulos, L. 1999–. Flora of Egypt.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1994. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 40. Taxon 43:114. [conservation proposal not recommended].
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Chaudhary, S. A. 1987. Weeds of Saudi Arabia and theb Arabian Peninsula.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Demilly, D. et al. 1996. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Leggett, J. M. 1992. Classification and speciation in Avena. In H. G. Marshall & M. E. Sorrells, eds., Oat science and technology. 33:34 In: American Society of Agronomy, Agronomy; a series of monographs. 33:34.
  • Loskutov, I. G. & H. W. Rines. 2011. Chapter 3. Avena. 109–183 In: Kole, C., ed., Wild crop relatives: genomic and breeding resources, cereals. 109–183.
  • Loskutov, I. G. 2001. Interspecific crosses in the genus Avena L. Russian J. Genet. 37:467–475.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Meikle, R. D. 1977–1985. Flora of Cyprus.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Romero Zarco, C. 1996. Sinopsis del género Avena L. (Poaceae, Aveneae) en España peninsular y Baleares. Lagascalia 18:183–185.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. 1999. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act.
  • Soldatov, V. N. & I. G. Loskutov. 1991. Distribution of wild and weedy oat species in the Caucasus, USSR. Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 86:38.
  • Stubbendieck, J. et al. 1992. North American range plants, ed. 4.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Avena fatua L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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