Taxon  Report   7341    
Sanicula tuberosa  Torr.
Tuberous sanicle,  Turkey pea
Sanicula tuberosa
© 2015 Aaron Schusteff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Sanicula tuberosa
© 2003 Steve Matson
Sanicula tuberosa
© 2008 Keir Morse
Sanicula tuberosa, 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 tuberosa
© 2013 Terry Gosliner
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Sanicula
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Serpentine affinity: 1.3; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Sanicula tuberosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
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 22, 2019).