Calflora
Taxon  Report   504 
Aralia californica  S. Watson
California spikenard,  Elk's clover, Elkclover, Prairie sagewort
Aralia californica
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Aralia californica
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Aralia californica
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Aralia californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Aralia californica
© 2009 Terry Dye
Family: ARALIACEAE  
Genus: Aralia
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Aralia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARCA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2017).

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