German Knotgrass (Scleranthus annuus)

  • German Knotgrass (Scleranthus Annuus)
    Credit: Franz Xaver | selbst fotografiert - my own photo | License: PD Old
  • German Knotgrass (Scleranthus Annuus)
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
  • German Knotgrass (Scleranthus Annuus)
    Credit: Original uploader was Fornax at de.wikipedia | Originally from de.wikipedia; description page is/was here. | License: PD
  • German Knotgrass (Scleranthus Annuus)
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen. | License: PD Old

Scleranthus Annuus, or more commonly know as German Knotgrass, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Scleranthus. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Scleranthus Annuus or German Knotgrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Scleranthus
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: N'EAST
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU-) 2(FACU) 3(FACU) 5(FACU-) 6(FACU) 9(UPL) 0(FACU)

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