Calflora
Taxon  Report   339 
Anagallis arvensis  L.  (not an active name)
Scarlet pimpernel
Anagallis arvensis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Anagallis arvensis
© 2009 John W. Wall
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
© 2006 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Family: MYRSINACEAE   (PLANTS: PRIMULACEAE)
Genus: Anagallis
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Lysimachia arvensis
ICPN: Anagallis arvensis ssp. arvensis
ICPN: Anagallis arvensis ssp. foemina
ICPN: Anagallis arvensis var. caerulea
ICPN: Anagallis caerulea
ICPN: Anagallis foemina
NOTE: Anagallis arvensis is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Anagallis arvensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ANAR)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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