Taxon  Report   6062 
Parentucellia viscosa  (L.) Caruel
Yellow glandweed,  Yellow parentucellia
Parentucellia viscosa
© 2014 John Doyen
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Parentucellia viscosa
© 2013 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Parentucellia viscosa
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Parentucellia viscosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
Invasive. Cal-IPC classifies the impact of this plant on native ecosystems as limited. Plant Profile / CalWeedMapper

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Parentucellia viscosa
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Parentucellia
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2017).

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