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
Name Verified on: 28-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 1832 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

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)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Lebanon; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. throughout temperate regions

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