Calflora
Taxon  Report   7376 
Scandix pecten-veneris  L.
Shepherd's needle,  Shepherdsneedle, Venus' needle
Scandix pecten-veneris
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Scandix pecten-veneris
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Scandix pecten-veneris
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Scandix pecten-veneris, a dicot, is an annual herb or vine that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Scandix pecten-veneris
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Scandix
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Scandix pecten-veneris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCPE)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2017).

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