Taxon  Report   6722 
Polycarpon tetraphyllum  (L.) L.
Four leaved all seed,  Four leaved allseed, Four leaved polycarp, Fourleaf manyseed
Polycarpon tetraphyllum
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
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Polycarpon tetraphyllum
© 2006 Adonis (Don) Tate
Polycarpon tetraphyllum
© 2014 Robert F Norris
Polycarpon tetraphyllum, 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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Polycarpon tetraphyllum
© 2010 Margo Bors
Genus: Polycarpon
Subspecies and Varieties:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
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Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Polycarpon tetraphyllum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jul 15, 2018).

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