Calflora
Taxon  Report   9622    
Packera macounii  (Greene) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve
Siskiyou mountain ragwort
Packera macounii
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Packera macounii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Packera macounii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Packera macounii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Senecio macounii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Packera macounii
© 2014 Dana York
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Packera
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 5.1; (broad endemic)

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PAMA35)

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 20, 2018).

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