Calflora
Taxon  Report   731    
Aruncus dioicus  (Walter) Fernald  var. pubescens  (Rydb.) Fernald

(no longer an active name)

Goats beard
Aruncus dioicus var. pubescens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Rosaceae  
Genus: Aruncus
Parent: Aruncus dioicus

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAruncus allegheniensis var. pubescens
PLANTSAruncus pubescens
j01Aruncus sylvester
j01Aruncus vulgaris
More information about  Aruncus dioicus var. pubescens

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 06/18/2021).