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Arctotheca prostrata  (Salisb.) Britten
prostrate cape weed,   creeping capeweed
Arctotheca prostrata is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: moderate


Note:This is the infertile form. The fertile form is Arctotheca calendula.
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Genus: Arctotheca
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Name Status:
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Information about  Arctotheca prostrata from other sources

[Wikipedia] Origins: Arctotheca prostrata is a plant in the family Asteraceae native to Cape Province in South Africa. Common names include prostrate Cape weed and creeping bear's-ear. It is listed as an invasive weed in California and Australia. (contributed by Jessica Johnston)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/31/2023).