Source: California Invasive Plant Council
URL of this page: http://www.cal-ipc.org/ip/management/plant_profiles/Gazania_linearis.php
Gazania linearis (Gazania)
Gazania linearis (gazania) is a perennial herb (family Asteraceae) introduced as an ornamental plant. It has been reported escaping into creekside vegetation and into native grassland from plantings in San Francisco, Monterey, and Ventura Counties, where it can form a dense groundcover and outcompete other species.
Cal-IPC Inventory rating: Moderate
Cal-IPC Resources on Gazania linearis
- California Invasive Plant Inventory Plant Assessment Form - Information gathered by Cal-IPC on the impacts, rate of spread, and distribution of invasive plants in California. Does not include management information.
- CalWeedMapper - Statewide maps, climate models, and reports.
- Cal-IPC News - Articles from our quarterly newsletter. Each issue is available as a pdf. Gazania linearis
Cal-IPC News Articles
- Brusati, E. (2011). Cal-IPC Inventory update adds eight plants. Cal-IPC News. 19: 18.
- Cal-IPC (2008). Weed Alerts. Cal-IPC News. 16: 8.
Cal-IPC Symposium Proceedings
- None for this species.
Other Resources on Gazania linearis
- USDA PLANTS database - Federal database with information on identification and distribution, and links to websites in individual states.
- Jepson Online Interchange for California Flora - Information on taxonomy, biology, and distribution from the UC Berkeley Jepson Herbarium.
- CalFlora - Distribution information by county based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.
- CalPhotos - Images of plants taken mostly in California.