Calflora
Taxon  Report   6948    
Pulicaria paludosa  Link
Spanish false fleabane
Pulicaria paludosa
© 2004 Michael Charters
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Pulicaria paludosa
© 2018 Chris McDonald
Pulicaria paludosa
© 2013 Keir Morse
Pulicaria paludosa, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Pulicaria paludosa
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Pulicaria
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pulicaria hispanica
More information about  Pulicaria paludosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PUPA6)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).