Taxon  Report   2437 
Crupina vulgaris  Cass.
Bearded creeper,  Common crupina
Crupina vulgaris
© 2001 CDFA
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Crupina vulgaris
© 2001 CDFA
Crupina vulgaris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

Crupina vulgaris is classified by the U.S. Federal Government as a NOXIOUS WEED. [USDA 2000]

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Crupina vulgaris
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Crupina
Name Status:
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 27, 2016).

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