(2813.) A. fatua, Linn. (Wild Oats.)

This species is reported from many parts of Ontario and Manitoba, but the only specimen we have ever seen of it is from Moosomin, in Assiniboia. It makes very good fodder, but as a grain is of no value.

(2814.) A. pratensis, var. Americana, Scribner.

A. versicolor, Vill.; Hook., Fl. II., 244. Abundant on the prairie, from Portage la Prairie westward to the boundary of Manitoba. (Macoun.) Souris Plain, near Moose Mountain, Assiniboia. (J. M. Macoun.) On gravelly banks around Morley, in the foot-hills of the Rocky Mountains. (Macoun.) Rocky Mountains. (Hooker, Fl.) Brandon, Man. (Prof. Fowler.)

(2815.) A. Striata, Michx., Fl. I., 27; Pursh, Fl. I., 86; Hook., Fl. II., 244.

Rather uncommon in woods and thickets over a wide area. Bass River, Tabusintac, on Bathurst Road; Upper St. John, and Petit-codiac, N. B. (Fowler, Cat.) St. Remi, Q. (McGill Coll Herb.) Mount Albert, Gaspé, Q. (Porter.) Common in woods at Ottawa. (Fletcher, Fl. Ott.) Miriwin's Woods, near Prescott, Ont.; rather rare. (Billings.) Mount Albert, Gaspé, Q.; Carleton Place, near Ottawa; quite common in rocky woods at Belleville, Ont.; woods, Red Bay, Lake Huron. (Macoun.) Lake Medad, near Hamilton, Ont. (Logie.) Rich wooded banks, London, Ont. (Burgess. Millman.) Lake Nipi-gon, and on dry places generally around Lake Superior, and westward up the Kaministiqua. (Macoun.) Emerson, Man. (Burgess.) Winnipeg, and North West Angle road, Man. (Dawson.) Portage la Prairie, and westward to Fort Ellice; rather uncommon on the lower slopes of the Rocky Mountains, from Canmore westward to the Columbia Valley. (Macoun.) Montreal to the Rocky Mountains. (Hooker, Fl.) Red River, Man., 1827. (Douglas.)

(2816.) A. annua, Linn. (Cultivated Oat.)

Successfully grown in every part of Canada, and producing enormously in the prairie region and British Columbia. It is cultivated as far north as Fort Norman, at the mouth of Great Bear Lake River, lat. 65°, long. 123°, west.