Taxon  Report   7705    
Spergula arvensis  L.  ssp. arvensis   
(no longer an active name)
Corn spurrey,  Spurry, Starwort, Stickwort
Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis
© 2012 Jean Pawek
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Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis, 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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Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis
© 1989 Dan Post
Genus: Spergula
Parent: Spergula arvensis
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Spergula arvensis

NOTE: Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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 13, 2018).

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