Taxon  Report   9518    
Croton setigerus  Hook.  
(no longer an active name)
Dove weed
Croton setigerus
© 2001 Steven Thorsted
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Croton setigerus
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Genus: Croton
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Northern Oak Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

ICPN spelling variant of Croton setiger

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Eremocarpus setigerus
NOTE: Croton setigerus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Croton setigerus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 18, 2019).