Taxon  Report   2403 
Cotula australis  (Sieber) Hook. f.
Australian brass buttons,  Australian cotula, Australian waterbuttons
Cotula australis
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Cotula australis
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Cotula australis
© 2014 Keir Morse
Cotula australis, 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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Cotula australis
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Genus: Cotula
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Cotula australis
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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