Is it a native?

Cultivated Oat - introduced (*Avena savita

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Other names: Oat.

Native to the Mediterranean area. Annual. C3.

Family. Poaceae (Grass family).

Identification:

It is sometimes a weed of roadside verges.

savita: that which is planted for crops.

1: Spikelets with unawned lemmas. The lemmas have short terminal teeth. 2: Flower cluster. Bells Swamp. 3: Two lemmas united.