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Senecio megacephalus

Senecio megacephalus Nutt.

Rocky Ragwort

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SEME

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 20 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

Distribution

USA: ID , MT
Canada: AB , BC

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

Metadata

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

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