Taxon: Scleranthus annuus L.

 
Genus: Scleranthus
Family: Caryophyllaceae
  Subfamily: Alsinoideae
      Tribe: Sclerantheae
Nomen number: 310853
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:406. 1753
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; Mexico; United States
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Costa Rica
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Ecuador

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