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Last updated 5/6/2009 by David Giblin.
Avena barbata Pott ex Link[FNA24, HC, HC2]
barbed oat

Publication: J. Bot. (Schrader) 1799(2,2): 314-315 [1800]. 1799.

Origin: Introduced

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: H&C uses Avena barbata Brot., which is an invalid/illegitimate name according to TROPICOS.

FNA24:"Avena barbata is native to the Mediterranean region and central Asia. It has become naturalized in western North America, particularly California, displacing native grasses It was collected once in Vancouver, British Columbia, but should be considered a waif there."

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