Taxon  Report   13206 
Lysimachia arvensis  (L.) U. Manns & Anderb.
Scarlet pimpernel
Lysimachia arvensis
© © 2015 Barry Breckling
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Lysimachia arvensis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Lysimachia arvensis
© 2001 Tony Morosco
Lysimachia arvensis, 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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Lysimachia arvensis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Lysimachia
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEFR
PLANTS accepted name: Anagallis arvensis
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JEFR: Anagallis arvensis
More information about  Lysimachia arvensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 23, 2018).

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