Taxon  Report   7474    
Senecio aronicoides  DC.
California butterweed,  California groundsel, California rayless butterweed, Rayless ragwort
Senecio aronicoides
© 2009 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Senecio aronicoides
© 2008 Steve Matson
Senecio aronicoides
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Senecio aronicoides, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Senecio aronicoides
© 2018 Ken Hickman
Genus: Senecio
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Sagebrush Scrub


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Senecio aronicoides
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 16, 2019).