Taxon  Report   7480 
Senecio californicus  DC.
California butterweed,  California groundsel, California ragwort
Senecio californicus
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Senecio californicus
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Senecio californicus
© 2009 Robert Steers
Senecio californicus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Senecio californicus
© 2014 John Doyen
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Senecio
Communities:
Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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XWALK: Senecio ammophilus
More information about  Senecio californicus
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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 26, 2016).

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