Asperula arvensis L.
  • Sp. Pl.
  • Aspérule des champs

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Asperula arvensis L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 02 Dec 2021'

General Information

"Erect annual 1–5 dm, the angled stems retrorsely scabrous at least below; lvs in whorls of 4–8, 1–3 cm, the upper linear to lanceolate, blunt; fls subsessile in a terminal head subtended by an involucre of separate hairy lvs; cor blue-purple, 5–6.5 mm, salverform, the slender tube much longer than the lobes; fr smooth, 2–3 mm thick; 2n=22. Fields and waste places; native of Europe, adventive in s. N.Y. May, June."

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    10–30 cm hoch, meist verzweigt, kahl. Mittlere und obere Blätter zu 6–8 im Quirl, lineal-lanzettlich, 1–2,5 cm lang, ± stumpf, kahl oder sehr kurz behaart. Blüten in kopfigen, von zahlreichen Hüllblättern umgebenen, endständigen Blütenständen. K

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    • Ecology

      5–7. Lehmige, nährstoffreiche Böden in warmen Lagen, kollin-montan. CH vereinzelt.

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      Other Local Names

      Aspérule des champsFrenchCH
      Stellina dei campiItalianCH
      Asperla d'erRaeto-RomanceCH


      • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
      • 2 Flora Helvetica, Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz. K. Lauber, G. Wagner, A. Gygax, Haupt Verlag, 2018. ISBN-978-3-258-08047-5
      • 3 Sp. Pl.

       Information From

      Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
      Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
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      World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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