Taxon  Report   10133    
Moenchia erecta  (L.) G. Gaertn., B. Mey. & Scherb.
Upright chickweed
Moenchia erecta
© 2004 Norman Jensen
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Moenchia erecta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Moenchia erecta
© 2004 Norman Jensen
Genus: Moenchia
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Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).