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Common name

English: Slender Oat

German: Barthafer

Portuguese: Aveia-barbada, Balanco-bravo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2502)

    Class: Liliopsida (387)

      Order: Cyperales (91)

        Family: Poaceae (72)(family description)

          Genus: Avena (3)

            Epithet: barbata Pott ex Link (4)

Synonym: Avena hirsuta Moench

barbata => bearded, having tufts of long weak hairs

hirsuta => having long distinct hairs, rough, hairy

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, white

External links

Check for Avena barbata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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