Naked oat

Title Info
Common name Oats, Naked
Scientific name Avena nuda
Taxonomic group Poaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Economic botany Food plants
Food plants Grains and cereals
Keywords Gramineae
Naked oats, <i>Avena nuda</i>
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Naked oat. This species of oat is occasionally cultivated for human food. Threshing easily separates the husk and seed--hence the scientific name "nuda," which means naked.