Taxon  Report   5610 
Moluccella laevis  L.
Shell flower,  Shellflower
Moluccella laevis
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Moluccella laevis, 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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Moluccella laevis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Moluccella
escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Moluccella laevis
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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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