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Avena fatua
Avena fatua
Wild Oat
Photographer: James B. Gratiot

ID: 0000 0000 0402 0249 (2002-04-20)

Copyright © 2002 James B. Gratiot

  • date of photo  Apr 14, 2002
  • location   San Andreas roadside, Mt.Burdell, Novato (Marin County, California, US)
  • family Poaceae
  • camera   scanned specimen/hpscanjet2200c/300dpi
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Wild Oat, Flaxgrass, Oatgrass, Wheat Oats, Wild Oats (ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Robert E. Preston    Jan 15, 2004

    Action: changed name from "Avena barbata" to "Avena fatua "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Spikelets 'fat' and lemma tips lack bristles"

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