Taxon  Report   7524 
Senecio vulgaris  L.
Old man of spring, common groundsel, old man in the Spring
Senecio vulgaris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Senecio vulgaris
© 2005 Steve Matson
Senecio vulgaris
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands: [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Senecio
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Senecio vulgaris  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (SEVU)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 01, 2014).

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