Taxon  Report   7333    
Sanicula crassicaulis  DC.
Gamble weed,  Pacific blacksnakeroot, Pacific sanicle
Sanicula crassicaulis
© 2008 Steven Perry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Sanicula crassicaulis
Sanicula crassicaulis
© 2003 Michael Charters
Sanicula crassicaulis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Sanicula crassicaulis
© 2016 James Gonsman
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Sanicula
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Sanicula crassicaulis var. crassicaulis
ICPN: Sanicula crassicaulis var. tripartita
ICPN: Sanicula menziesii var. foliacea
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More information about  Sanicula crassicaulis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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).