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Senecio fremontii (Dwarf mountain ragwort)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Senecio fremontii

Senecio fremontii Torr. & A. Gray

Dwarf Mountain Ragwort

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: SEFR3

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches 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: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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