Calflora
Taxon  Report   9480 
Packera hesperia  (Greene) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve
Western ragwort
Packera hesperia
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Packera hesperia
© 2008 Keir Morse
Packera hesperia
© 2008 Keir Morse
Packera hesperia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Packera hesperia
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Packera
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN + PLANTS: Senecio hesperius
More information about  Packera hesperia
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 (PAHE11)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 25, 2018).

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