Taxon  Report   10171    
Packera bolanderi  (A. Gray) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve  var. bolanderi 
Bolander's ragwort,  Seacoast ragwort
Packera bolanderi var. bolanderi
© 2014 Dana York
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Packera bolanderi var. bolanderi
© 2008 Sierra Pacific Industries
Packera bolanderi var. bolanderi
© 2007 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Packera bolanderi var. bolanderi, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Packera bolanderi var. bolanderi
© 2014 Dana York
Genus: Packera
Parent: Packera bolanderi
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub


Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Senecio bolanderi
ICPN + CNPS: Senecio bolanderi var. bolanderi
More information about  Packera bolanderi var. bolanderi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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website references from Google

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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