Taxon  Report   7334    
Sanicula graveolens  DC.
Northern sanicle,  Sierra sanicle
Sanicula graveolens
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Sanicula graveolens
© 2008 Keir Morse
Sanicula graveolens
© 2008 Keir Morse
Sanicula graveolens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sanicula graveolens
© 2006 Dean Kelch
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Sanicula
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sanicula graveolens var. septentrionalis
PLANTS: Sanicula nevadensis var. septentrionalis
PLANTS: Sanicula nevadensis
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More information about  Sanicula graveolens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 20, 2019).