Taxon  Report   1383    
Camelina microcarpa  Andrz. ex DC.
False flax,  Little podded falseflax, Littleseed falseflax
Camelina microcarpa
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Camelina microcarpa
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Camelina microcarpa, 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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Camelina microcarpa
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Genus: Camelina
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Camelina sativa ssp. microcarpa
More information about  Camelina microcarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 16, 2019).