Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
Senecio flaccidus Less. var. douglasii (DC.) B.L. Turner & T.M. Barkley
Douglas' ragwort, Shrubby senecio
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Senecio douglasii, Senecio douglasii var. tularensis
USDA Symbol: sefld
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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Native Distribution: Throughout most of CA
Native Habitat: Washes; wooded or shrubby slopes; valley grasslands
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 DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Senecio flaccidus var. douglasii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff