Taxon  Report   7332 
Sanicula bipinnatifida  Hook.
purple sanicle,  snakeroot
Sanicula bipinnatifida, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Sanicula bipinnatifida
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Sanicula bipinnatifida
© 2008 Keir Morse
Sanicula bipinnatifida
© 2000 Bart and Susan Eisenberg
Valley Grassland, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.8 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Sanicula
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Sanicula bipinnatifida var. flava
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 03, 2015).

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