Avena sativa L.


Genus: Avena

Catalan common name: Civada.

Spanish common name: Avena.

Province distribution: Alacant. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castelló. Girona. Lleida. Tarragona. València.

Distribution in the islands: Mallorca. Ibiza. Cabrera. Dragonera.

General distribution (Phytogeography): Some regions

Uses and properties: Edible or foodstuffs.

Life-forms: Terophyte.

Habitats: Cultivated fields, path and road sides, disturbed zones. Cultivated species. Cultivated specie and sometimes naturalizated.

Characteristics: Cultivated oat, it can very often be found growing spontaneously by field sides and in wasteland.