Calflora
Taxon  Report   2892 
Eclipta prostrata  (L.) L.
False daisy
Eclipta prostrata
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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Eclipta prostrata
© 2009 Bob Allen
Eclipta prostrata
© 2015 Keir Morse
Eclipta prostrata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eclipta prostrata
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Eclipta
Communities:
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Eclipta alba
PLANTS: Eclipta erecta
PLANTS: Verbesina alba
PLANTS: Verbesina prostrata
More information about  Eclipta prostrata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ECPR)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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 21, 2018).

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