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Parentucellia viscosa  (L.) Caruel
Yellow glandweed,   Yellow parentucellia
Parentucellia viscosa is an annual herb that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: limited
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Genus: Parentucellia
Family: Orobanchaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: wetland-riparian, weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
iNatBellardia viscosa
JEFBellardia viscosa
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[Cal-IPC] Invasiveness: Parentucellia viscosa (yellow glandweed, sticky parentucellia) is an annual forb/herb (family Scrophulariaceae) that invades wetland prairies along the coast and pastures in the Sierra Nevada. It is especially invasive on dune wetlands at the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

[Wikipedia] Europe native: Parentucellia viscosa is a species of flowering plant in the family Orobanchaceae known by the common names yellow bartsia[2] and yellow glandweed.[3] It is native to Europe, but it can be found on other continents, including Australia and North America, as an introduced species. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/17/2024).