Taxon  Report   7492 
Senecio flaccidus  Less.  var. douglasii  (DC.) B. L. Turner & T. Barkley
Bush groundsel,  Bush senecio, Douglas' groundsel, Douglas' shrubby ragwort, Shrubby butterweed
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
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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, 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
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Senecio douglasii var. tularensis
ICPN + PLANTS: Senecio douglasii
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: Aug 17, 2018).

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