Taxon  Report   7518 
Senecio scorzonella  E. Greene
Sierra ragwort
Senecio scorzonella
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Senecio scorzonella
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Senecio scorzonella
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Senecio scorzonella, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Senecio scorzonella
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Genus: Senecio
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Senecio covillei var. scorzonella
PLANTS: Senecio covillei
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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