Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14515 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio flaccidus Less.
Infraspecific    var. monoensis (Greene) B.L. Turner & T.M. Barkley
Common name   Mono ragwort
R. Van Buren   1193  
   with J. Cooper
Coll. Date 06 May 2006 
United States
Washington County
Locality along a dirt road in a side drainage above the eastern edge of Beaver Dam Wash, ca. 2 miles N of the Arizona State Line.
     Elev.: 2460 ft. (750 m.)
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 2'  2.33" N, 113° 59'  35.73" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.
Voucher Voucher for "Woody Plants of Utah" by R. Van Buren, K.T. Harper, J. Cooper 
Specimen Notes Journal Code: L10S1. 


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Senecio flaccidus var. monoensis (Greene) B.L. Turner & T.M. Barkl.

     Senecio douglasii var. monoensis (Greene) Jepson
     Senecio monoensis Greene

Common Name(s): green groundsel, Mono groundsel, Mono ragwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530314, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Senecio
                                        Species: Senecio flaccidus
                                            Variety: Senecio flaccidus var. monoensis


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04242s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12544 Adenophyllum cooperi      "Cooper's dogweed" 1486 ft. W
10319 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 2068 ft. SE
14513 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" 1486 ft. W
10314 Amphipappus fremontii  var. spinosus   "Fremont's chaffbush" 2068 ft. SE
10316 Amsinckia tessellata      "bristly fiddleneck" 2068 ft. SE
14498 Baccharis salicifolia      "sticky seep-willow" 743 ft. W
14511 Bebbia juncea  var. aspera   "sweetbush" 1486 ft. W
14520 Brickellia atractyloides      "spearleaf brickellbush" 1841 ft. SE
10303 Camissonia refracta      "narrow-leaf desert primrose" 1629 ft. W
10315 Chaenactis fremontii      "Fremont's pincushion" 2068 ft. SE
10309 Chorizanthe rigida      "rigid spineflower" 2068 ft. SE
10254 Cryptantha micrantha      "purple-rooted forget-me-not" 1629 ft. W
10304 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera   "winged-nut forget-me-not" 1629 ft. W
14514 Ephedra nevadensis      "Nevada ephedra" 1486 ft. W
10305 Eriastrum sparsiflorum      "Great Basin woollystar" 2068 ft. SE
10318 Eriogonum fasciculatum      "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 2068 ft. SE
14525 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" 1841 ft. SE
14517 Eriogonum fasciculatum  var. polifolium   "Eastern Mojave wild buckwheat" same section
10317 Eschscholzia minutiflora      "pygmy poppy" 2068 ft. SE
14526 Krameria erecta      "little-leaf ratany" 1841 ft. SE
14497 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" 743 ft. W
14521 Krameria grayi      "white ratany" 1841 ft. SE
10302 Linanthus bigelovii      "Bigelow's linanthus" 1629 ft. W
10255 Linanthus demissus      "desertsnow" 1629 ft. W
10311 Lupinus concinnus  subsp. orcuttii   "Orcutt's lupine" 2068 ft. SE
14518 Lycium cooperi      "peach thorn" 1841 ft. SE
10310 Malacothrix glabrata      "smooth desert-dandelion" 2068 ft. SE
10253 Monoptilon bellidiforme      "daisy desertstar" 1629 ft. W
10306 Nama demissum      "purplemat" 2068 ft. SE
10252 Nemacladus glanduliferus      "glandular threadplant" 1629 ft. W
10308 Phacelia ambigua      "notch-leaf scorpionweed" 2068 ft. SE
10312 Plantago insularis      "desert plantain" 2068 ft. SE
14516 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" same section
10307 Stylocline micropoides      "woollyhead nest-straw" 2068 ft. SE


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Beaver Dam Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Docs Pass 
Mormon Well (Well) Mohave County, AZ 3.8 mi. S 2136  Littlefield 
Welcome Creek (Stream) Mohave County, AZ 4.1 mi. S   West Mountain Peak 
Burgess Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4 mi. N   Castle Cliff 
Initial Monument (Locale) Lincoln County, NV 3.9 mi. SW 2546  Terry Benches 
Snow Spring Wash (Stream) Lincoln County, NV 4.5 mi. N   Scarecrow Peak 
Snow Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 4.5 mi. N 2562  Terry Benches 
Reber Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Castle Cliff 
Terry Benches (Bench) Lincoln County, NV 4.8 mi. NW 2815  Terry Benches 


Taxon Links for species Senecio flaccidus  Less.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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