Avena fatua

Species

  • Wild oat
  • Avena fatua
  • Avena sterilis
  • Avena glabrescens
  • Avena cultiformis
  • Avena sericea
  • Avena subcontracta
  • Avena brevipilosa
  • Avena cultiformis
  • Avena septentrionalis

Tags

herbs

Avena fatua, otherwise known as wild oat, is a herbs plant species.

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Appearance

Bloom color
cornsilk
orange

Space

Dimensions

Avena fatua can grow from 0.45m to 0.6mm tall
0.45m to 0.6m
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Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial

Water

Optimal
Mesic

Time

Bloom
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer
Bloom Time
Non-patented

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Other
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Patent information
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season