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
Genus: Scleranthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
agricultural weed
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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