Taxon  Report   4024    
Hedypnois cretica  (L.) Dum.Cours.
Cretanweed,  Crete weed, Hedypnois
Hedypnois cretica
© 2003 Michael Charters
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Hedypnois cretica
© 2009 Stanley Spencer
Hedypnois cretica
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Hedypnois cretica, 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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Hedypnois cretica
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Hedypnois
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Hedypnois rhagadioloides

More information about  Hedypnois cretica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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 12, 2018).

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