Taxon  Report   3976 
Gunnera tinctoria  (Molina) Mirbel
Chilean gunnera
Gunnera tinctoria
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
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Gunnera tinctoria
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
Gunnera tinctoria
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Gunnera tinctoria, a dicot, is a perennial herb (aquatic) that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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Gunnera tinctoria
© 2013 Richard Spellenberg
Genus: Gunnera
escaped cultivar
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Gunnera chilensis
More information about  Gunnera tinctoria
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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:   (Accessed: Mar 20, 2018).

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