Taxon  Report   2437    
Crupina vulgaris  Pers. ex Cass.
Bearded creeper,  Common crupina
Crupina vulgaris
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
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Crupina vulgaris
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Crupina vulgaris
© 2001 CDFA
Crupina vulgaris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

Crupina vulgaris is classified by the U.S. Federal Government as a NOXIOUS WEED. [USDA 2000]

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Crupina vulgaris
© 2015 Daniel Lay
Genus: Crupina
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).