Calflora
Taxon  Report   9614    
Packera cana  (Hook.) W. A. Weber & Á. Löve
Woolly groundsel
Packera cana
© 2009 Keir Morse
Photos from
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Packera cana
© 2016 John Doyen
Packera cana
© 2017 John Doyen
Packera cana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Packera cana
© 2012 Steve Matson
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Packera
Communities: Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Senecio convallium
PLANTS: Senecio hallii var. discoidea
PLANTS: Senecio hallii
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More information about  Packera cana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PACA15)

Search efloras.org (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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).