Taxon  Report   2400 
Cosmos sulphureus  Cav.
Sulphur cosmos
Cosmos sulphureus
© 2012 Richard Spellenberg
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Cosmos sulphureus
© 2012 Richard Spellenberg
Cosmos sulphureus
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Cosmos sulphureus, 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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Cosmos sulphureus
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Cosmos
escaped cultivar
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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This plant is available commercially.
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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:   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2018).

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