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  Corispermum americanum (Nutt.) Nutt. var. americanum image
Photographer: Dennis W. Woodland           

Dennis W. Woodland
Family Chenopodiaceae
Corispermum americanum (Nutt.) Nutt. var. americanum
American bugseed
Corispermum: (1) Munz says from Greek Coris, "a bedbug," and sperma, "seed" (2) Jepson says I believe correctly from the root cori, "leather or leathery," and sperma, "seed," thus "leathery-seeded"
americanum: for America
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Status: Native
Plant: annual forb

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Corispermum hyssopifolium L. var. americanum Nutt.
Corispermum orientale auct. non Lam.
Corispermum simplicissimum Lunell
Polycnemum americanum Nutt.

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