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Avena sativa
(Poaceae)

  
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Species description or overview

Avena sativa information from PIER
Information on Avena sativa as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Avena sativa
Nomenclatural information about Avena sativa is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Avena sativa information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Avena sativa--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Avena sativa information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Avena sativa, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Avena sativa
Nomenclatural information about Avena sativa is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Avena sativa (Poaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Avena sativa as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Avena sativa images from PIER
Images of Avena sativa provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Avena sativa information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Avena sativa--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

Grasses of the Hawaiian ranges (book)
A complete list of all species covered in Grasses of the Hawaiian ranges (Whitney, Hosaka, and Ripperton, 1939) is presented, along with a complete bibliographic citation. This book "describes and illustrates 103 of the most important grasses in Hawaii.... There are many grasses, either recently introduced or slow to become acclimatized, that have not yet established themselves on the ranges; these are not here included. Species that are found outside the general range areas, as in summit bogs, forest reserves, and national parks, are also omitted. Keys to the tribes and genera [are also included." ([adapted] from the book's introduction)


Full-text articles

The grasses of Hawaii
Hitchcock, A.S. 1922. The grasses of Hawaii. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press : New York, Kraus Reprint Co. (1974). 235 pp. illus. (line drawings).


Other resources

The grasses of Hawaii
Hitchcock, A.S. 1922. The grasses of Hawaii. Honolulu, Bishop Museum Press : New York, Kraus Reprint Co. (1974). 235 pp. illus. (line drawings).


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