Calflora
Taxon  Report   9630    
Spergula arvensis  L.
Corn spurry
Spergula arvensis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: Caryophyllaceae  
Genus: Spergula

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTSSpergula arvensis ssp. arvensis
PLANTSSpergula arvensis ssp. sativa
PLANTSSpergula arvensis var. sativa
PLANTSSpergula sativa
More information about  Spergula arvensis
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/19/2021).