Calflora
Taxon  Report   10515    
Boerhavia diffusa  L.
Red spiderling
Boerhavia diffusa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: NYCTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Boerhavia
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Valley Grassland, Southern Oak Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Boerhavia glabrata
More information about  Boerhavia diffusa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (BODI3)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2019).