Calflora
Taxon  Report   4537    
Kochia scoparia  (L.) Schrad.
Common red sage,  Mexican fireweed, Summer cypress, Summercypress
Kochia scoparia, 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
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Kochia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + XWALK

PLANTS other name:
Bassia scoparia

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Bassia scoparia
More information about  Kochia scoparia

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: Jul 17, 2019).