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Adobe sanicle

Sanicula maritima

Family: Apiaceae  

Adobe sanicle, sometimes referred to as Adobe snakeroot, is a perennial herb native to California and is considered a rare plant. 

California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (seriously endangered in California)

State Listing Status:  Rare (1981)

State Rank: Imperiled

Global Rank: Imperiled

Blooming Period: February - May

Occurs in serpentinite clay soils with late-season shallow water tables. 


Communities:  Coastal prairie, Valley grassland, edge of wetland-riparian.


Sources: Althouse & Meade, Inc., California Native Plant Society, and California Natural Diversity Database.

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