Taxon  Report   5609 
Mollugo verticillata  L.
Green carpetweed,  Indian chickweed
Mollugo verticillata
© 2013 Michael Long
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Mollugo verticillata
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Mollugo verticillata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Mollugo verticillata, 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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Mollugo verticillata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Mollugo
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Mollugo berteriana
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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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