Taxon  Report   1035 
Baccharis salicifolia  (Ruiz Lopez & Pavon) Pers.
Mule Fat.,  Seep Willow, mule fat, mule's fat, mulefat

Baccharis salicifolia
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Baccharis salicifolia
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Baccharis salicifolia
© 2006 Steve Matson
Baccharis salicifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Baccharis salicifolia
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Genus: Baccharis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Baccharis viminea
PLANTS: Molina salicifolia
 Information about  Baccharis salicifolia  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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: Oct 06, 2015).

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