Calflora
Taxon  Report   10361    
Scleranthus annuus  L.
German knotgrass
Scleranthus annuus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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 Steve Matson
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Scleranthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: agricultural weed

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Scleranthus annuus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCAN2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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