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Avena sterilis ludoviciana (Durieu) Gillet & Magne

Synonyms

Avena abyssinica, Avena fatua, Avena ludoviciana, Avena macrocalyx, Avena melillensis, Avena persica, Avena sativa, Avena trichophylla

Common names

Animated oat, Sterile oat, Wild oat, Wild red oat, Winter wild oat, Shofan barri

Extract from Wikipedia article

Avena sterilis (Animated oat, Sterile oat, Wild oat, Wild red oat, Winter wild oat; syn. Avena ludoviciana Durieu; Avena sterilis ssp. ludoviciana (Durieu) Gillet & Magne in Federal Noxious Weed Disseminules of the U.S.) is a species of grass weed, and its seeds are edible.

LinkWild oat (Avena sterilis subsp. ludoviciana) taken from area of Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, March 4, 2015
Location on mapsAl Kharais Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkSpikelet of winter wild oat (Avena sterilis) taken from area of Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, March 4, 2015
Location on mapsAl Kharais Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkClose up of flowers of winter wild oat (Avena sterilis) taken from area of Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, March 4, 2015
Location on mapsAl Kharais Street, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.