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Avena fatua

Not listed in NEMBA legislation, however it is  troublesome and can  smother other natural vegetation.

Grows in disturbed places, often where water collects, and is particularly fond of sandy soil. It is a reasonably palatable grazing grass, but is a serious weed throughout the world. In RSA it is mostly a problem in areas where winter grain is collected. It originates from, Europe, North Africa and Asia.

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Common Name:
Common wild oats
Plant Height:
25 - 85 cm
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