Variability of Avena fatua L. in the south-western part of Lithuania [Avena fatua L. įvairavimas Pietvakarių Lietuvoje]. – Botanica Lithuanica, 6(1): 17–22

Variability and distribution of wild oat (Avena fatua L.) in south-western part of Lithuania are presented. In the material analysed (20 populations) A. fatua var. fatua constituted 1.6 % of plants, A. fatua var. intermedia – 13.1 %, A. fatua var. glabrata – 18.8 %, and A. fatua var. vilis – 66.5 % of plants. Decrease in the occurrence of A. fatua var. fatua is discussed.

Keywords: Avena fatua, variability, distribution, weeds, Lithuania.