Taxon  Report   1252    
Calendula arvensis  L.
Field marigold
Calendula arvensis
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Calendula arvensis
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Calendula arvensis
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Calendula arvensis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Note: The leaves have a strong smell.

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Calendula arvensis
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Calendula
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Calendula arvensis
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).