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.

Bloom Period
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
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Search (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria

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: Dec 11, 2019).