Taxon  Report   7501 
Senecio hydrophilus  Nutt.
Alkali marsh ragwort,  Water groundsel, Water ragwort
Senecio hydrophilus
© 2008 John Dittes
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Senecio hydrophilus
© 2002 Steve Matson
Senecio hydrophilus, a dicot, is a perennial 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 hydrophilus
© 2008 John Dittes
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Senecio
Communities:
Freshwater Wetlands, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Chaparral, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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 sandvicensis
More information about  Senecio hydrophilus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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website references from Google

Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (SEHY2)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 01, 2016).

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