Calflora
Taxon  Report   9518    
Croton setigerus  Hook.  
(no longer an active name)
Dove weed
Croton setigerus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE  
Genus: Croton

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF spelling variant of Croton setiger

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eremocarpus setigerus
NOTE: Croton setigerus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Croton setigerus
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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 30, 2020).