Calflora
Taxon  Report   9625    
Packera pauciflora  (Pursh) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Alpine groundsel
Packera pauciflora
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Packera pauciflora
© 2015 Kirsten Bovee
Packera pauciflora
© 1999 Larry Blakely
Packera pauciflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Packera pauciflora
© 2015 Kirsten Bovee
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Packera
Communities: Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Senecio discoideus
ICPN + PLANTS: Senecio pauciflorus
ICPN: Senecio lemberti
More information about  Packera pauciflora
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 (PAPA19)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).