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Gazania linearis (Gazania)

Gazania linearis
Gazania linearis
Photo (c)Tony Morosco 2002

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

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