Taxon  Report   4572 
Lapsana communis  L.
Common nipplewort,  Nipplewort
Lapsana communis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Lapsana communis
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Lapsana communis
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Lapsana communis, 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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Lapsana communis
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Lapsana
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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: Mar 22, 2018).

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