EPPO Global Database

Richardia scabra(RCHSC)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: RCHSC
  • Preferred name: Richardia scabra
  • Authority: Linnaeus


USA (Texas to southeast), Mexico, Central America, Cuba, Venezuela to Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay, Brazil. Introduced in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina (Myanmar), Malesia (Java, Philippines), China, Angola to Tanzania and South Africa

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Richardsonia pilosa Kunth
Richardsonia scabra (Linnaeus) St-Hilaire

Common names
Name Language
Florida pusley English (US)
Mexican clover English (AU)
crucito Spanish (HN)
ipeca amilacea Spanish
ipecacuana blanca Spanish
poaia-do-cerrado Portuguese (BR)
hashi-kagusa-modoki Japanese
ハシカグサモドキ Japanese
mo mu xu Chinese
墨苜蓿 Chinese