Taxon  Report   7341 
Sanicula tuberosa  Torrey
Tuberous sanicle,  Turkey pea
Sanicula tuberosa
© 2013 Terry Gosliner
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Sanicula tuberosa
© 2003 Steve Matson
Sanicula tuberosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Sanicula tuberosa, 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 tuberosa
© 2015 Aaron Schusteff
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Sanicula
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.3 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Sanicula tuberosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2016).

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