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Senecio wootonii (Wooton's ragwort)
Anderson, Wynn

Senecio wootonii

Senecio wootonii Greene

Wooton's Ragwort

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 2 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: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AZ , CO , NM , TX

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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