Calflora
Taxon  Report   1253    
Calendula officinalis  L.
Pot marigold
Calendula officinalis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calendula officinalis
© 2015 Neal Kramer
Calendula officinalis
© 2001 Tony Morosco
Calendula officinalis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Calendula officinalis
© 2001 Tony Morosco
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Calendula
Communities: escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Calendula officinalis var. prolifera
More information about  Calendula officinalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAOF)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 15, 2018).

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