Calflora
Taxon  Report   9617    
Packera ganderi  (T. M. Barkley & R. M. Beauch.) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve
Gander's ragwort
Packera ganderi
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Packera ganderi, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Senecio ganderi
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .

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Packera ganderi
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Packera
Communities: Chaparral

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Senecio ganderi
More information about  Packera ganderi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PAGA5)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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