A genus of grasses such as the common oat Avena sativa the oat grasses
- A genus of grasses, like the typical oat (Avena sativa); the oat grasses.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Female
(letter.) A genus of grasses, like the typical oat (sativa); the oat grasses.
Useful grasses which are increased are Lolium perenne and Alopecurus pratensis, and among those of less value Avena favescens, Dactylis glomerata and Poa pratensis.