Taxon  Report   7520    
Senecio spartioides  Torr. & A. Gray
Broom groundsel,  Broomlike ragwort
Senecio spartioides
© 1998 Larry Blakely
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Senecio spartioides
© 2004 Robert Sivinski
Senecio spartioides
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Senecio spartioides, 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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Senecio spartioides
© 2016 John Doyen
Genus: Senecio
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Senecio spartioides var. multicapitatus
ICPN: Senecio serra var. sanctus
ICPN: Senecio spartioides var. spartioides
More information about  Senecio spartioides
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 20, 2019).