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chickweed oxytheca
Sidotheca caryophylloides
chickweed oxytheca Smartweed-Buckwheat Family
Sidotheca caryophylloides Polygonaceae
common names
  chickweed oxytheca
  chickweed starry puncturebract
accepted scientific name
  Sidotheca caryophylloides (Parry) Reveal
rules for finding collection records
  Oxytheca caryophylloides (140)
  Sidotheca caryophylloides (55)
family name
Image Author: ©2008 Naomi Fraga
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals, Tubular shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Basal, Whorled, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (7)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Michael Charters (2)
SEINet (1)
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Native Plant Status
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native Native
native Not Present

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