Taxon  Report   7480 
Senecio californicus  DC.
California butterweed,  California groundsel, California ragwort
Senecio californicus
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
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Senecio californicus
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
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
Genus: Senecio
Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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XWALK: Senecio ammophilus
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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 25, 2016).

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