Taxon  Report   7335 
Sanicula hoffmannii  (Munz) C. Bell
Hoffmann's blacksnakeroot,  Hoffmann's sanicle, Hoffmann's snakeroot
Sanicula hoffmannii
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Sanicula hoffmannii
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Sanicula hoffmannii
© 2014 Keir Morse
Sanicula hoffmannii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Sanicula hoffmannii
© 2014 Keir Morse
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Sanicula
Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.8 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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