Taxon  Report   7410 
Scleranthus annuus  L.  ssp. annuus 
German knotgrass,  Scleranthus, knawel
Scleranthus annuus ssp. annuus, 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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Scleranthus annuus ssp. annuus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Scleranthus annuus ssp. annuus
© 2005 Steve Matson
agricultural weed
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Scleranthus
Parent Record Scleranthus annuus.
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Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Scleranthus annuus
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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 27, 2015).

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