Avena sativa

Species

  • Avena sativa
  • Wild oat
  • Cat grass
  • Avena byzantina
  • Common oat
  • Avena orientalis
  • Avena praegravis
  • Avena cinerea
  • Avena brachytricha
  • Avena contracta

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Avena sativa, otherwise known as avena sativa, is a annuals, herbs plant species native to California.

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Appearance

Bloom color
green
Foliage
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Provides winter interest

Space

Dimensions

Avena sativa can grow from 0.6m to 0.9mm tall
0.6m to 0.9m
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Sun

Optimal
Full

Water

Optimal
Mesic

Time

Bloom
Mid Summer
Bloom Time
Non-patented

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Other
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Patent information
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; direct sow after last frost