Taxon  Report   339 
Anagallis arvensis  L.
pimpernel,  scarlet pimpernel
Anagallis 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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Anagallis arvensis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Anagallis arvensis
© 2009 John W. Wall
Anagallis arvensis
© 2006 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Genus: Anagallis
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Anagallis arvensis ssp. arvensis
TJM2: Anagallis arvensis ssp. foemina
TJM2: Anagallis arvensis var. caerulea
TJM2: Anagallis caerulea
TJM2: Anagallis foemina
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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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: May 30, 2015).

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