Taxon  Report   7492    
Senecio flaccidus  Less.  var. douglasii  (DC.) B. L. Turner & T. Barkley
Bush groundsel,  Bush senecio, Douglas' groundsel, Douglas' shrubby ragwort, Shrubby butterweed
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
© 2003 Keir Morse
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Genus: Senecio
Parent: Senecio flaccidus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland


Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Senecio douglasii var. tularensis
ICPN + PLANTS: Senecio douglasii
More information about  Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 17, 2019).