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  • - Spikelet of Oat (Avena sativa) laid open, showing the sterile bracts gl, gl, or empty glumes; g, the fertile or floral glume, with a dorsal awn a; p, the pale; fs, an abortive flower.
  • Pratense (Avena flavescens) with a loose panicle and yellow shining spikelets is a valuable foddergrass.
  • Avena fatua is the wild oat and A.
  • In Stipa, species of Avena, Heteropogon and others the base of the glume forms a sharp point which will easily penetrate the ground; above the point are short stiff upwardly pointing hairs which oppose its withdrawal.
  • Avena, Monumenti dell' Arte Meridionale (Naples, 1902), i.
 

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