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Flaigg, Norman G.
Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii (DC.) B.L. Turner & T.M. Barkl.
Douglas' ragwort, Shrubby senecio
Synonyms: Senecio douglasii
USDA Symbol: sefld
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Shrubby senecio is a much-branched, half woody plant. The narrow, green branches create a rush-like effect to 2 ft. high. The foliage is whitish, and the numerous yellow, radiate flowers top the leafy stems.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
CA Native Distribution:
Throughout most of CA Native Habitat:
Washes; wooded or shrubby slopes; valley grasslands USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Sandy or rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Sow seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: No treatment is necessary.
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CA
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff