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Senecio eremophilus

Senecio eremophilus Richardson

Desert Ragwort

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SEER2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (I), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , MA , MT , ND , NM , NY , SD , UT , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NT , ON , SK , YT

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: UPL FACU FAC OBL FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Senecio eremophilus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Senecio eremophilus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Senecio eremophilus

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-05-17
Research By: CBR

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