Taxon  Report   9630 
Spergula arvensis  L.
Corn spurry
Spergula arvensis
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Spergula arvensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Spergula arvensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Spergula 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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Spergula arvensis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: CARYOPHYLLACEAE  
Genus: Spergula
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis
PLANTS: Spergula arvensis ssp. sativa
PLANTS: Spergula arvensis var. sativa
PLANTS: Spergula sativa
More information about  Spergula arvensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 25, 2016).

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