Taxon  Report   7336    
Sanicula laciniata  Hook. & Arn.
Coast sanicle,  Coastal blacksnakeroot
Sanicula laciniata
© 2009 Jorg Fleige
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Sanicula laciniata
© 2004 Aaron Schusteff
Sanicula laciniata
© 2009 Jorg Fleige
Sanicula laciniata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Sanicula laciniata
© 2012 Aaron E. Sims
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Sanicula
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Sanicula serpentina
More information about  Sanicula laciniata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 18, 2019).