Taxon  Report   7473    
Senecio aphanactis  Greene
California groundsel,  Chaparral ragwort, Rayless ragwort
Senecio aphanactis
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Senecio aphanactis
© 2013 Chris Winchell
Senecio aphanactis
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Senecio aphanactis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Senecio aphanactis
© 2013 Chris Winchell
Genus: Senecio
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Senecio aphanactis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 16, 2019).