Parentucellia viscosa

Parentucellia viscosa_Yellow glandweed_ JM Di Tomaso
Photo courtesy Joseph DiTomaso

Synonyms: Bartsia viscosa, Bellardia viscosa

Common names: yellow glandweed; sticky parentucellia; broadleaved glandweed

Parentucellia viscosa (yellow glandweed, sticky parentucellia) is an annual forb/herb (family Scrophulariaceae) that invades wetland prairies along the coast and pastures in the Sierra Nevada. It is especially invasive on dune wetlands at the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

Cal-IPC Rating: Limited

Cal-IPC Assessment

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Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles

Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations

  • Pickart, A. J. and K. S. Wear (1999). The ecology of Parentucellia viscosa in dune wetlands. California Exotic Pest Plant Council Symposium '99. Sacramento, CA.

Other Parentucellia viscosa Information

  • CalPhotos - Images of plants taken mostly in California.
  • CalFlora - Distribution information based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.
  • CalWeedMapper - Distribution information with ability to determine regional priorities.
  • Jepson Online Interchange for California Flora - Information on taxonomy, biology, and distribution from UC Berkeley's Jepson Herbarium.
  • USDA PLANTS Database - Federal database with information on identification and distribution, and links to websites in individual states.