Taxon  Report   7523    
Senecio triangularis  Hook.
Arrow leaved ragwort,  Arrowhead butterweed, Arrowleaf ragwort, Groundsel
Senecio triangularis
© 2004 Steve Matson
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Senecio triangularis
© 2004 Steve Matson
Senecio triangularis
© 2004 Larry Blakely
Senecio triangularis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Senecio triangularis
© 2008 Chris Winchell
Genus: Senecio
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian


Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Senecio gibbsonsii
PLANTS: Senecio triangularis var. angustifolius
More information about  Senecio triangularis
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 23, 2019).