Calflora
Taxon  Report   9619    
Packera indecora  (Greene) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Elegant groundsel,  Rayless mountain ragwort
Packera indecora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Senecio indecorus
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(23 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Packera

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Senecio indecorus
PLANTS: Senecio pauciflorus var. fallax
More information about  Packera indecora
Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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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: Dec 05, 2020).