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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Chenopodium californicum (soaproot)

Uncommon native perennial herb found in annual grassland near the Preserve high point and at the Atascadero Creek restoration site. Flowers are green and inconspicuous. Blooms in spring through summer.

Chenopodium californicum (Soap plant). NATIVE. Pictured in late winter.


Chenopodium californicum (Soap plant). NATIVE. Pictured in late winter.