Poaceae Avena sativa L.

Common Oat

Navajo, Ramah - Food, Fodder

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 15

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Scientific name: Avena sativa L.
USDA symbol: AVSA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Oat
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Fed to horses without being thrashed and in a bad winter fed to sheep and goats.

RECRD: 10366 id: 6769