Calflora
Taxon  Report   7524    
Senecio vulgaris  L.
Common groundsel,  Old man in the spring, Old man of spring
Senecio vulgaris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Senecio
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Senecio vulgaris
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SEVU)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2019).