Calflora
Taxon  Report   5609    
Mollugo verticillata  L.
Green carpetweed,  Indian chickweed
Mollugo verticillata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Mollugo verticillata
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Mollugo verticillata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Mollugo verticillata, 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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Mollugo verticillata
© 2013 Michael Long
Family: MOLLUGINACEAE  
Genus: Mollugo
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

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

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Mollugo berteriana
More information about  Mollugo verticillata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MOVE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).