Calflora
Taxon  Report   10174    
Packera pseudaurea  (Rydb.) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve
Falsegold groundsel
Packera pseudaurea
© 2007 Ram Vasudev
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Packera pseudaurea
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Packera pseudaurea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Packera pseudaurea
© 2007 Ram Vasudev
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Packera
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Senecio pseudaureus
More information about  Packera pseudaurea
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (PAPS5)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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