Polycarpon tetraphyllum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Four-leaved Allseed)
Jump to: navigation, search
Polycarpon tetraphyllum
Polycarpon tetraphyllum.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Genus: Polycarpon
Species: P. tetraphyllum
Binomial name
Polycarpon tetraphyllum

Polycarpon tetraphyllum, commonly known as four-leaved allseed (also fourleaf allseed or fourleaf manyseed), is a plant of the family Caryophyllaceae (pinks). An annual herb growing to 15 cm in height, it is found on sandy soils, in coastal areas and on wasteland. Native to Europe, it is also naturalised in parts of North America, Australia and elsewhere. It is rare in Britain, except in the Scilly Isles.

External links[edit]