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Sanicula maritima  S. Watson
Adobe sanicle,   Adobe snakeroot
Sanicula maritima is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).
State of California status: Rare.
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Observation Search
~49 records in California
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
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Bloom Period
Genus: Sanicula
Family: Apiaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Ultramafic affinity: 2.3 - weak indicator

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Prairie, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Information about  Sanicula maritima from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SAMA3)

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ID Tips on PlantID.net

[Wikipedia] Range, Habitat: The plant is endemic to California, where it is known from just a few occurrences on the Central Coast. Its habitat includes moist coastal meadows and canyons. (link added by Mary Ann Machi)


Suggested Citation
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: 07/17/2024).