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Sanicula crassicaulis

Sanicula crassicaulis Poepp. ex DC.

Pacific Blacksnakeroot, Pacific Black-snakeroot, Gamble Weed, Pacific Sanicle

Apiaceae (Carrot family)


USDA Symbol: SACR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun


Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Open slopes, ravines, meadows, prairies, woodlands.

Web Reference

Webref 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Sanicula crassicaulis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sanicula crassicaulis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sanicula crassicaulis


Record Modified: 2021-02-17
Research By: CBR

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