Taxon  Report   7705    
Spergula arvensis  L.  ssp. arvensis   
(no longer an active name)
Corn spurrey,  Spurry, Starwort, Stickwort
Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Genus: Spergula
Parent: Spergula arvensis
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Spergula arvensis

NOTE: Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Spergula arvensis ssp. arvensis
Nursery 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: Oct 14, 2019).