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Kochia scoparia  (L.) Schrad.
Common red sage,   Mexican fireweed,   Summer cypress,   Summercypress
Kochia scoparia is an annual herb that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: Limited
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Genus: Kochia
Family: Chenopodiaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

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Alternate Names:
inatBassia scoparia
PLANTSBassia scoparia
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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/28/2022).