Calflora
Taxon  Report   10175    
Packera pseudaurea  (Rydb.) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve  var. pseudaurea 
Falsegold groundsel
Packera pseudaurea var. pseudaurea
© 2018 Susan McDougall
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Packera pseudaurea var. pseudaurea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Packera pseudaurea var. pseudaurea
© 2018 Susan McDougall
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Packera
Parent: Packera pseudaurea
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Senecio pauciflorus var. jucundulus
PLANTS: Senecio pseudaureus
ICPN: Senecio pseudaureus var. pseudaureus
More information about  Packera pseudaurea var. pseudaurea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PAPSP2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Packera (updated 2018):  after botanist John G. Packer (1929- ), specialist on the flora of Alberta and on Arctic and alpine flora, instructor in the Department of Botany at the University of Alberta 1958-1988, co-author with Cheryl Bradley of Checklist of the rare vascular plants in Alberta (1984). (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).