Taxon  Report   634 
Arctotheca calendula  (L.) Levyns
Cape weed
Arctotheca calendula , a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate - ALERT (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

Note: This is the fertile form. The infertile form is Arctotheca prostrata.

 

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Arctotheca calendula
© 2009 Doreen L. Smith
Arctotheca calendula
© 2001 CDFA
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Arctotheca
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Arctotheca calendula  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ARCA45)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 01, 2014).

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