Calflora
Taxon  Report   3051    
Eremocarpus setigerus  (Hook.) Benth.  (no longer an active name)
Doveweed,  Turkey mullein, dove weed
Eremocarpus setigerus
© 2001 Steven Thorsted
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eremocarpus setigerus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Eremocarpus setigerus
© 2008 BonTerra Consulting
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Eremocarpus
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Croton setigerus

ICPN accepted name:
Croton setiger

Alternate Names:
NOTE: Eremocarpus setigerus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Eremocarpus setigerus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRSE11)

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 18, 2018).

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