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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 136 (128 active, 126 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (http://www.nordgen.org/index.php/en/content/view/full/1686)
  • Environmental:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:


    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom [Scotland (islands)]
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Lithuania

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Tennessee]

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canarias]

    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part [European part]

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Rio Grande do Sul, São Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


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Check other web resources for Avena strigosa Schreb. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=6150. Accessed 8 July 2020.