Calflora
Taxon  Report   7500    
Senecio hydrophiloides  Rydb.
Sweet marsh ragwort,  Tall groundwel
Senecio hydrophiloides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
also called Senecio foetidus
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(78 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Senecio

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Senecio foetidus var. hydrophiloides
PLANTS: Senecio pereziifolius
CNPS + PLANTS: Senecio foetidus
More information about  Senecio hydrophiloides

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2020).