Calflora
Taxon  Report   9612    
Packera bernardina  (Greene) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve
San bernardino ragwort
Packera bernardina
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Packera bernardina
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Packera bernardina
© 2006 Michael Charters
Packera bernardina, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Senecio bernardinus
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Packera bernardina
© 2006 Michael Charters
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Packera
Communities: Red Fir Forest

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, pebble-plain

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Senecio ionophyllus var. sparsilobatus
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Senecio bernardinus
More information about  Packera bernardina
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 (PABE7)

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 16, 2018).

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