Taxon  Report   7492 
Senecio flaccidus  Less.  var. douglasii  (DC.) B. Turner & T. Barkley
Bush groundsel,  Bush senecio, Douglas' groundsel, Douglas' shrubby ragwort, Shrubby butterweed

Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
© 2003 Keir Morse
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Senecio
Parent Record Senecio flaccidus.
Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Senecio douglasii var. tularensis
PLANTS: Senecio douglasii
XWALK: Senecio douglasii var. douglasii
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2015).

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