Taxon  Report   7330    
Sanicula arguta  J. M. Coult. & Rose
Sharp toothed sanicle,  Sharp toothed snakeroot, Sharptooth blacksnakeroot
Sanicula arguta
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Sanicula arguta
© 2006 Steve Matson
Sanicula arguta
© 2006 Steve Matson
Sanicula arguta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Sanicula arguta
© 2018 Diane Etchison
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Sanicula
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Valley Grassland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Sanicula simulans
More information about  Sanicula arguta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).