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Taxon: Avena strigosa Schreb.

Genus: Avena
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Aveninae
Nomen number: 6150
Place of publication: Spic. fl. lips. 52. 1771
Name verified on: 29-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Sep-2008
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC).
Accessions: 128 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.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver   (fide web document)
  • Animal food: forage   (fide web document)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in oat   (fide Agron Monogr 33:618. 1992)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of oat   (fide Genet Res Chrom Crop 2:219. 2006)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional range:

    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
    Northern Europe: Finland; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Poland; Slovakia
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part
    Brazil: Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul, Sao Paulo
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

      Cultivated: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom - Scotland [islands]
    East Europe: Lithuania
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Tennessee
    Brazil: Brazil




Check other web resources for Avena strigosa Schreb.:


  • Check 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.
Jump to GrainGenes: A database for Triticeae and Avena

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (27 November 2015)

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