Page author: David Giblin
Corispermum americanum
American bugseed

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to California, east to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Sandy, open sites, including shorelines, fields and disturbed areas, from low to middle elevations.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Review Group 1 in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Corispermum americanum (Nutt.) Nutt.
Publication: Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n.s. 5: 165. 1834.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Corispermum americanum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Corispermum americanum checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Corispermum americanum information.

E-Flora BC: Corispermum americanum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Corispermum americanum photos.

USDA Plants: Corispermum americanum information.

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