Irish wildflowers Sitemap More: Grasses

Wild Oat
Avena fatua
Coirce fiŠin
Family: Poaceae

Flowering June - September. Introduced.
Identified by Paul Green

Nodding panincles of flower spikelets, the lemmas with silky brown hairs. Upper floret with scar at base. Florets separate from each other when seeds are ripe. Rough, +/- hairy leaves. Hollow erect stems to 1m.

Found on waste ground and arable land.

Similar: Oat, Avena sativa


Wild Oat

Please Contact me if you find mistakes. All images used are copyright.