Taxon  Report   7524 
Senecio vulgaris  L.
Common groundsel,  Old man in the spring, Old man of spring

Senecio vulgaris
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Senecio vulgaris
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Senecio vulgaris
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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
Genus: Senecio
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
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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website references on Google

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

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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