Taxon  Report   1104 
Boerhavia coccinea  Miller
Red boerhaavia,  Scarlet spiderling

Boerhavia coccinea
© 1998 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.
Boerhavia coccinea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Boerhavia coccinea
© 1998 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.
Genus: Boerhavia
Creosote Bush Scrub, Valley Grassland, Southern Oak Woodland
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Boerhavia caribaea
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2015).

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