Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06040 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio canus Hook.
Common name   woolly groundsel
Donna M. Barnes   2037  
Coll. Date 20 June 2001 
United States
Locality Paunsaugunt Plateau, Red Canyon Campground, Utah Highway 12;
     Elev.: 7301 ft. (2226 m.)
Habitat Notes Claron Formation, sandy soil; ponderosa- manzanita community. 
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° 44'  36" N, 112° 18'  36" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


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

     Packera cana (Hook.) W.A. Weber & A. Löve

     Senecio canus Hook.
     Senecio convallium Greenm.
     Senecio hallii Britt.
     Senecio hallii var. discoidea W.A. Weber
     Senecio harbourii Rydb.
     Senecio howellii Greene
     Senecio purshianus Nutt.

Common Name(s): woolly groundsel, woolly groundsel.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=518142, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Packera
                                        Species: Packera cana


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.
01103 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" 1 mi. W
01107 Arctostaphylos patula      "greenleaf manzanita" same section
05181 Cryptantha abata      "low cat's eye" same section
05179 Draba subalpina      "subalpine whitlow-cress" same section
05180 Elymus scribneri      "spreading wheatgrass" same section
00952 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. laxifolium   "loose-leaf wild buckwheat" 1 mi. W
01096 Gutierrezia sarothrae      "common snakeweed" 1 mi. W
06066 Hymenopappus filifolius  var. nanus   "Great Basin woollywhite" same section
00934 Hymenoxys richardsonii  var. floribunda   "Colorado rubberweed" 1 mi. W
00953 Ivesia sabulosa      "Intermountain mousetail" 1 mi. W
06067 Linum australe      "southern flax" same section
05178 Pedicularis centranthera      "dwarf lousewort" same section
01106 Pinus longaeva      "Great Basin bristlecone pine" 1 mi. W
05177 Potentilla bicrenata      "round-toothed cinquefoil" same section
06039 Stenotus armerioides  var. armerioides   "thrifty goldenweed" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Red Canyon Campground (Locale) Garfield County, UT 336 ft. SE 7294  Wilson Peak 
Butch Cassidy Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 0.8 mi. E   Casto Canyon 
Black Mountain (Summit) Garfield County, UT 1.3 mi. NW 7901  Casto Canyon 
Red Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.5 mi. W   Wilson Peak 
Losee Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. NW   Casto Canyon 
Corral Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.2 mi. SE   Casto Canyon 
Cabin Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.5 mi. E   Bryce Canyon 
Casto Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3 mi. N   Flake Mountain West 
Horse Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. NE 8147  Casto Canyon 
Wilson Peak (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.8 mi. S 9033  Wilson Peak 
Wilson Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Casto Springs (Spring) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. NW 6884  Casto Canyon 
Hillsdale Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. S   Wilson Peak 
Lightning Draw (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.2 mi. SE   Bryce Canyon 
Hancock Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.7 mi. NE   Flake Mountain West 
Bill Pinney Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. NW 6884  Casto Canyon 
Hillsdale (Populated Place) Garfield County, UT 4.3 mi. W 6792  Hatch 
Berry Spring (Spring) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. E 8055  Flake Mountain West 
Johnsonville Site (Locale) Garfield County, UT 4.5 mi. W 6775  Hatch 
Tent Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 5 mi. NE   Casto Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Senecio canus  Hook.

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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