Taxon  Report   7487    
Senecio elegans  L.
Redpurple ragwort
Senecio elegans
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Senecio elegans
© 2015 John Doyen
Senecio elegans
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
Senecio elegans, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Senecio elegans
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Senecio
Communities: escaped cultivar


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Senecio elegans
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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