Taxon  Report   11371    
Baccharis salicifolia  (Ruiz & Pav.) Pers.  ssp. salicifolia 
Mule fat
Baccharis salicifolia ssp. salicifolia
© 2013 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Baccharis salicifolia ssp. salicifolia
© 2013 Keir Morse
Baccharis salicifolia ssp. salicifolia
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Baccharis salicifolia ssp. salicifolia, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Baccharis salicifolia ssp. salicifolia
© 2013 Keir Morse
Genus: Baccharis
Parent: Baccharis salicifolia

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

More information about  Baccharis salicifolia ssp. salicifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
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 22, 2019).