Taxon  Report   7334 
Sanicula graveolens  DC.
Northern sanicle,  Sierra sanicle
Sanicula graveolens
© 2006 Dean Kelch
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Sanicula graveolens
© 2008 Keir Morse
Sanicula graveolens
© 2008 Keir Morse
Sanicula graveolens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sanicula graveolens
© 2004 Steve Matson
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Sanicula
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Sanicula graveolens var. septentrionalis
PLANTS: Sanicula nevadensis var. septentrionalis
PLANTS: Sanicula nevadensis
PLANTS: Sanicula septentrionalis
ICPN: Sanicula nemoralis
More information about  Sanicula graveolens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2018).

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