Calflora
Taxon  Report   7333    
Sanicula crassicaulis  DC.
Gamble weed,  Pacific blacksnakeroot, Pacific sanicle
Sanicula crassicaulis
© 2008 Steven Perry
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Sanicula crassicaulis
© 2003 Michael Charters
Sanicula crassicaulis
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Sanicula crassicaulis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sanicula crassicaulis
© 2018 MCOSD EDRR
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Sanicula crassicaulis var. crassicaulis
ICPN: Sanicula crassicaulis var. tripartita
ICPN: Sanicula menziesii var. foliacea
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More information about  Sanicula crassicaulis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SACR2)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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