Definition of Avena fatua
1. Noun. Common in meadows and pastures.
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Literary usage of Avena fatua
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1. Breeding Crop Plants by Herbert Kendall Hayes, Ralph John Garber (1921)
"Crosses Between Avena fatua and A. sativa.—It is generally accepted that fatua is the stem species from which A. sativa and A. sativa orientalis originated. ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Avena fatua L. Wild Oat. Fig. 526. Avena fatua L. Sp. PI. 80. 1733. Culm i "-4° tall, erect, simple, stout, smooth and glabrous. ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1858)
"Avena fatua, var. sativa, with a compact panicle of flowers tending to one side ... The plot of Avena fatua is again mixed with many examples of the Potatoe ..."
4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"... but upon the advance towards maturity, they expand, and prevent the seed falling from the calyx: it is probable that avena fatua will not be admitted to ..."
5. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"A of cultivated oat were descended from Avena fatua, research has now proved ... by attempts to grow descendants of Avena fatua of temperate climates in ..."