Taxon  Report   11372    
Baccharis salicina  Torr. & A. Gray
Willow baccharis
Baccharis salicina
© 2009 Robert Steers
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Baccharis salicina
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Baccharis salicina
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Baccharis salicina, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Baccharis salicina
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Genus: Baccharis
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Baccharis emoryi
More information about  Baccharis salicina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).