Plecostachys serpyllifolia

Plecostachys serpyllifolia_Ron Vanderhoff
Photo by Ron Vanderhoff

Common names: petite-licorice

Plecostachys serpyllifolia (petite-licorice) is a subshrub/shrub (family Asteraceae) with tiny white flowers and tiny oval-shaped leaves found in the coastal ranges of California. It is native to southern Africa. It favors grasslands and meadows. It reproduces via seeds which travel by wind.

Cal-IPC Rating: Watch

Cal-IPC Assessment

Plant Risk Assessment - An evaluation of the potential for a plant to be invasive in California.

Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations

None for this species.

Other Plecostachys serpyllifolia Information

  • CalFlora - Distribution information based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.