Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 02480 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio spartioides Torr. & Gray
Infraspecific    var. spartioides 
Common name   broom ragwort
T. Kennedy   s.n.  
Coll. Date 21 September 1996 
United States
Duchesne County
Locality Indian Canyon, along US Highway 191, right hand side of the road.
Habitat Notes Gray rocky soil, cool desert shrub 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 40° 0'  24.5" N, 110° 34'  12" W
Township Range T5S, R6W, Sec. 33  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).
Specimen Notes [original TRS, T9S R6W S33 is not found on the Uinta Meridian in Duchesne Co., it is in Tooele Co., J. Alexander, Jan 2016] 


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

     Senecio spartioides var. spartioides Torr. & Gray

     Senecio spartioides var. granularis Maguire & A. Holmgren ex Cronq.
     Senecio toiyabensis Welsh & Goodrich

Common Name(s): broomlike ragwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531235, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 02480s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01356s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03277s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03298s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03299s1.jpg 
specimen image: 03639s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05396s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05421s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08773 Androsace septentrionalis      "pygmy-flowered rockjasmine" 63 mi. N
08774 Astragalus miser  var. oblongifolius   "timber milkvetch" 63 mi. N
01274 Ceanothus velutinus      "snowbrush ceanothus" 37.8 mi. N
08777 Cerastium nutans  var. nutans   "nodding chickweed" 66.6 mi. N
08778 Chenopodium atrovirens      "pinyon goosefoot" 66.6 mi. N
01276 Chimaphila umbellata  var. occidentalis  37.8 mi. N
08781 Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus  var. viscidiflorus  66.6 mi. N
09388 Cladonia coniocraea      "cup lichen" 63 mi. N
08775 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 63 mi. N
01278 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  37.8 mi. N
08769 Eremogone congesta  var. congesta  63 mi. N
16812 Eremogone congesta  var. congesta  63 mi. N
08771 Gayophytum decipiens      "deceptive groundsmoke" 63 mi. N
08780 Gayophytum diffusum  var. strictipes  66.6 mi. N
08770 Hieracium albiflorum      "white hawkweed" 63 mi. N
02305 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" 11.1 mi. S
01272 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" 37.8 mi. N
08779 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" 66.6 mi. N
02230 Pinus edulis      "Colorado pinyon pine" 56.8 mi. S
01271 Pinus ponderosa      "ponderosa pine" 37.8 mi. N
08772 Polygonum douglasii  var. douglasii  63 mi. N
08768 Polygonum douglasii  var. johnstonii  63 mi. N
01275 Ribes lacustre      "prickly currant" 37.8 mi. N
01280 Salix drummondiana      "Drummond's willow" 37.8 mi. N
02379 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 37.8 mi. N
08776 Spergularia rubra      "red sandspurry" 63 mi. N
02304 Tetradymia canescens      "spineless horsebrush" 11.1 mi. S
02380 Vaccinium scoparium      "grouse whortleberry" 37.8 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
K P Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 0.9 mi. SW   Lance Canyon 
Lion Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Buck Knoll 
Cripple Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 1.1 mi. NE   Lance Canyon 
Raven Mine (Mine) Duchesne County, UT 1.7 mi. N 7330  Buck Knoll 
Big Trough Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 2.1 mi. S   Lance Canyon 
Fivemile Creek (Stream) Duchesne County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Jones Hollow 
Cottonwood Ridge (Ridge) Duchesne County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 8468  Lance Canyon 
Buck Knoll (Summit) Duchesne County, UT 3 mi. N 8015  Buck Knoll 
Lagoon Canyon (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 3.1 mi. NE   Buck Knoll 
Wild Horse Ridge (Ridge) Duchesne County, UT 3.2 mi. SE 8432  Lance Canyon 
Witch Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.7 mi. N   Buck Knoll 
Left Fork Indian Canyon (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.3 mi. NE   Jones Hollow 
Davis Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.4 mi. NE   Buck Knoll 
Right Fork Indian Canyon (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.4 mi. NE   Jones Hollow 
Jones Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.3 mi. SW   Jones Hollow 
Lake Draw (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 4.6 mi. NW   Sams Canyon 
Trail Canyon (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 5.3 mi. N   Buck Knoll 
Trapper Canyon (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 5.4 mi. S   Lance Canyon 
Broad Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 5.5 mi. S   Lance Canyon 
Jolie Hollow (Valley) Duchesne County, UT 5.2 mi. SE   Lance Canyon 


Taxon Links for species Senecio spartioides  Torr. & Gray

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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