Taxon  Report   7678    
Soliva sessilis  Ruiz & Pav.
Common soliva,  Field burrweed, South american soliva
Soliva sessilis
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
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Soliva sessilis
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Soliva sessilis
© 2002 Bart and Susan Eisenberg
Soliva sessilis, 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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Soliva sessilis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Soliva
Communities: (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Soliva daucifolia
PLANTS: Soliva pterosperma
More information about  Soliva sessilis
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 16, 2019).