Taxon  Report   2892 
Eclipta prostrata  (L.) L.
False daisy
Eclipta prostrata
© 2009 Bob Allen
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Eclipta prostrata
© 2015 Keir Morse
Eclipta prostrata
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Eclipta prostrata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eclipta prostrata
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Eclipta
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eclipta alba
PLANTS: Eclipta erecta
PLANTS: Verbesina alba
PLANTS: Verbesina prostrata
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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: Jun 17, 2018).

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