Common names: professorweed
Galega officinalis (professorweed) is a perennial /subshrub (family Fabaceae) with white to purple flowers and thin narrow leaves found in northwestern California. It is native to the Middle East. It favors grasslands and riparian and bottomland habitat. It reproduces by seed and is spread in animal manure, irrigation water, and through agricultural activities.Cal-IPC Rating: Watch
Plant Risk Assessment
Plant Risk Assessment- An evaluation of the potential for a plant to be invasive in California.
Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles
- CDFA expands noxious weed list and revises process. Kelch, Dean. Vol 23, Issue 2
- Goatsrue found in California. Kelch, Dean. Vol 22, Issue 1
Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations
None for this species.
Other Galega officinalis Information
- CalFlora - Distribution information based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.