Calflora
Taxon  Report   10361 
Scleranthus annuus  L.
German knotgrass
Scleranthus annuus
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Scleranthus annuus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Scleranthus annuus
© 2014 John Doyen
Scleranthus annuus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Scleranthus annuus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Scleranthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Community:
agricultural weed
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Scleranthus annuus ssp. annuus
More information about  Scleranthus annuus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCAN2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2017).

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