Taxon  Report   8745    
Capsicum annuum  L.
Cayenne pepper
Capsicum annuum
© 2010 Hans J. Koch
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Capsicum annuum
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Capsicum annuum
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Capsicum annuum, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Capsicum annuum
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Capsicum
Communities: agricultural weed
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

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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 19, 2019).