Taxon  Report   8167 
Tropaeolum majus  L.
Garden nasturtium,  Nasturtium
Tropaeolum majus
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Tropaeolum majus
© Nick Kurzenko
Tropaeolum majus
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Tropaeolum majus, 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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Tropaeolum majus
© 2004 Nick Kurzenko
Genus: Tropaeolum
escaped cultivar
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Tropaeolum majus
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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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