Taxon  Report   7332    
Sanicula bipinnatifida  Hook.
Purple sanicle,  Snakeroot
Sanicula bipinnatifida, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Sanicula
Serpentine affinity: 1.8; (weak indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Valley Grassland, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Sanicula bipinnatifida var. flava
More information about  Sanicula bipinnatifida
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2020).