PlantsAvena→Wild Oat (Avena fatua)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Wild Oat
Give a thumbs up Wild Oats

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 3 to 5 feet
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Photo: Miwasatoshi

Photo gallery:

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
i.d. ??? by Strever May 29, 2021 11:57 PM 11
Sunflowers hulls as an organic grass killer by dmennitt Mar 13, 2019 6:24 PM 5
Encouraging grass under pine trees by fatfenders Feb 26, 2018 3:09 PM 4

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by lauriemorningglory and is called "Batalinii tulip"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.