Calflora
Taxon  Report   4537    
Kochia scoparia  (L.) Schrad.
Common red sage,   Mexican fireweed,   Summer cypress,   Summercypress
Kochia scoparia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: Limited
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Bloom Period
Family: Chenopodiaceae  
Genus: Kochia
Subspecies and Varieties:

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:

Alternate Names:
ICPNBassia scoparia
More information about  Kochia scoparia

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 03/04/2021).