Calflora
Taxon  Report   1035    
Baccharis salicifolia  (Ruiz & Pav.) Pers.
Mule fat.,  seep willow, Mule's fat, Mulefat
Baccharis salicifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Baccharis
Subspecies and Varieties:

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Baccharis viminea
PLANTS: Molina salicifolia
More information about  Baccharis salicifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (BASA4)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2019).