Taxon  Report   11138 
Arctotheca prostrata  (Salisb.) Britten
creeping capeweed,  prostrate cape weed
Arctotheca prostrata
© 2011 Robert Steers
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Arctotheca prostrata
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Arctotheca prostrata
© 2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS
Arctotheca prostrata, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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

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Arctotheca prostrata
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Arctotheca
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
 
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Dec 11, 2016).

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