Taxon  Report   7500 
Senecio hydrophiloides  Rydb.
Sweet marsh ragwort,  Tall groundwel
Senecio hydrophiloides
© 2008 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
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Senecio hydrophiloides
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
Senecio hydrophiloides
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
Senecio hydrophiloides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Senecio hydrophiloides
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Senecio
Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Senecio foetidus var. hydrophiloides
PLANTS: Senecio pereziifolius
CNPS + PLANTS: Senecio foetidus
More information about  Senecio hydrophiloides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Feb 20, 2018).

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