Taxon  Report   6722    
Polycarpon tetraphyllum  (L.) L.
Four leaved all seed,  Four leaved allseed, Four leaved polycarp, Fourleaf manyseed
Polycarpon tetraphyllum
© 2010 Margo Bors
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Polycarpon tetraphyllum
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
Polycarpon tetraphyllum
© 2012 Robert Steers/NPS
Polycarpon tetraphyllum, 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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Polycarpon tetraphyllum
© 2013 Arcangelo Wessells
Genus: Polycarpon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Polycarpon tetraphyllum
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 18, 2019).