Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01049 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio eremophilus Richardson
Infraspecific    var. kingii (Rydb.) Greenm.
Common name   King's ragwort
J.G. Harris   2316  
Coll. Date 21 July 1990 
United States
Beaver County
Locality Tushar Mts, near Mud Lake.
     Elev.: 11021 ft. (3360 m.)
Habitat Notes subalpine meadows; dry soil, rocky outcrops. 
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 38° 22'  46" N, 112° 24'  1" W
Township Range T28S, R5W, Sec. 15  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Senecio eremophilus var. kingii (Rydb.) Greenm.

     Senecio ambrosioides Rydb.
     Senecio eremophilus ssp. kingii (Rydb.) G.W. Douglas & G. Ruyle-Douglas
     Senecio kingii Rydb.

Common Name(s): king groundsel, King's ragwort, ragwood groundsel.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530308, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
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Images of other samples of the same species:
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Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01054 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
01044 Camissonia breviflora      "few-flowered suncup" same section
01050 Castilleja parvula  var. parvula   "Tushar Range paintbrush" same section
16838 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" same section
10920 Delphinium barbeyi      "subalpine larkspur" same section
01046 Eriogonum umbellatum  var. porteri  same section
01047 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
01053 Lychnis drummondii     same section
01051 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" same section
01048 Solidago velutina      "three-nerved goldenrod" same section
01045 Swertia radiata      "elkweed" same section
01052 Zigadenus elegans      "mountain death camas" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mud Lake (Lake) Beaver County, UT 457 ft. W 11018  Mount Belknap 
Griffith Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.2 mi. S   Shelly Baldy Peak 
Bullion Pasture (Flat) Piute County, UT 1.3 mi. N 10847  Mount Belknap 
Tushar Mountains (Range) Beaver County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 11254  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Blue Lake Dam (Dam) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 9791  Mount Belknap 
Blue Lake (Reservoir) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. NW 9781  Mount Belknap 
North Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. NW   Mount Belknap 
Blue Lake Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. NW   Mount Belknap 
Shelly Baldy Peak (Summit) Beaver County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 11270  Shelly Baldy Peak 
The Pocket (Basin) Piute County, UT 1.6 mi. E 10791  Mount Brigham 
Poison Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 2 mi. S   Mount Belknap 
Shelly Baldy Creek (Stream) Beaver County, UT 2 mi. S   Shelly Baldy Peak 
Big John Flat (Flat) Beaver County, UT 2.1 mi. S 10000  Shelly Baldy Peak 
Delano Peak (Summit) Beaver County, UT 1.7 mi. SE 12094  Delano Peak 
Bullion Trail (Trail) Piute County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 9384  Mount Brigham 
Big Meadow (Flat) Piute County, UT 2.7 mi. N 9987  Mount Belknap 
Mount Belknap (Summit) Piute County, UT 2.8 mi. N 12022  Mount Belknap 
Mount Baldy (Summit) Beaver County, UT 2.5 mi. NW 12058  Mount Belknap 
Twin Lakes (Lake) Beaver County, UT 2.9 mi. S 10132  Shelly Baldy Peak 
South Fork Pine Creek (Stream) Piute County, UT 2.6 mi. NE   Mount Brigham 


Taxon Links for species Senecio eremophilus  Richardson

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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