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
Locality Indian Canyon, 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 39° 59'  34" N, 112° 31'  26" W
Township Range T9S, R6W, Sec. 33  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
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).


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.
15931 Allium acuminatum      "taper-tip wild onion" 1.3 mi. S
15934 Anaphalis margaritacea      "western pearly everlasting" 1.4 mi. SW
15936 Crepis acuminata      "tapertip hawksbeard" 1.3 mi. SW
15938 Epilobium saximontanum      "Rocky Mountain willowherb" 1.5 mi. SW
15935 Erigeron eatonii      "Eaton's fleabane" 1.3 mi. SW
15939 Erigeron speciosus  var. macranthus   "aspen fleabane" 1.5 mi. SW
15937 Eriogonum racemosum      "redroot wild buckwheat" 1.4 mi. SW
15932 Helianthella uniflora      "one-flowered little sunflower" 1.3 mi. S
15929 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" 1.3 mi. S
15933 Quercus       "oak" 1.3 mi. S
15930 Sedum lanceolatum      "spearleaf stonecrop" 1.3 mi. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Rock Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.2 mi. N   Erickson Knoll 
Black Crook Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1 mi. SW 9161  Erickson Knoll 
North Pine Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Erickson Knoll 
Hilltop Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 1.4 mi. S 8816  Erickson Knoll 
Lion Hill Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 1.1 mi. E 6716  Erickson Knoll 
Lion Hill (Summit) Tooele County, UT 1.3 mi. E 6890  Erickson Knoll 
Left Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Erickson Knoll 
Right Fork South Oak Brush Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.7 mi. SW   Erickson Knoll 
Talawag Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 1.9 mi. N   Lookout Pass 
Upper Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 2.2 mi. S 8140  Erickson Knoll 
Stepladder Trough (Flat) Tooele County, UT 2.3 mi. N 6086  Lookout Pass 
Lower Pine Grove (Woods) Tooele County, UT 2.4 mi. S 7740  Erickson Knoll 
South Fork East Government Creek (Stream) Tooele County, UT 2.5 mi. N   Lookout Pass 
Clinger Mine (Mine) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. SW 6884  Erickson Knoll 
Coyote Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 3.2 mi. N 6175  Lookout Pass 
Mud Spring (Spring) Tooele County, UT 2.6 mi. W 7080  Erickson Knoll 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Erickson Knoll 
Harker Canyon (Valley) Tooele County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Erickson Knoll 
Dutch Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.5 mi. SE 8816  Dutch Peak 
Black Peak (Summit) Tooele County, UT 3.7 mi. SE 8882  Dutch Peak 


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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