Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00139 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio eremophilus Richardson
Infraspecific    var. kingii (Rydb.) Greenm.
Common name   King's ragwort
J.G. Harris   2170  
Coll. Date 05 August 1989 
United States
Sanpete County
Locality Wasatch Plateau, Skyline Drive, ca. 1.5 km N of High Top.
     Elev.: 10168 ft. (3100 m.)
Habitat Notes moist, loamy soil along ridgetop. 
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° 9'  26" N, 111° 29'  19" W
Township Range T19S, R4E, Sec. 17  
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.
00096 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.2 mi. N
00104 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
00099 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" same section
00093 Aquilegia caerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 1.5 mi. SW
00101 Aquilegia coerulea  var. ochroleuca   "Colorado columbine" 2729 ft. S
00097 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" 2729 ft. S
01099 Aquilegia scopulorum  var. scopulorum   "Utah columbine" 2606 ft. S
00088 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" same section
01085 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" 1.5 mi. SW
01086 Castilleja sulphurea      "sulphur paintbrush" 1.2 mi. N
00956 Cymopterus lemmonii      "Lemmon's spring parsley" 2606 ft. S
00143 Delphinium x occidentale  hybrid [barbeyi x glaucum]  1.5 mi. SW
00144 Lupinus argenteus  var. rubricaulis   "red-stemmed silvery lupine" same section
00960 Minuartia nuttallii  subsp. nuttallii   "Nuttall's sandwort" 2729 ft. S
00958 Monardella odoratissima      "mountain monardella" 2729 ft. S
00124 Moneses uniflora      "single delight" 1.5 mi. SW
01087 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" 1.2 mi. N
01113 Picea engelmannii      "Engelmann spruce" 2606 ft. S
00092 Senecio crassulus      "thick-leaf ragwort" 1.5 mi. SW
00930 Senecio musiniensis      "Musinea ragwort" 2729 ft. S
01114 Silene petersonii      "plateau catchfly" 2606 ft. S
00959 Silene petersonii      "plateau catchfly" 2729 ft. S


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
High Top (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 1804 ft. S 10745  Ferron Reservoir 
Mount Baldy Guard Station (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.5 mi. SW 9505  Black Mountain 
Twelvemile Flat (Flat) Sanpete County, UT 2.1 mi. S 10105  Ferron Reservoir 
Grove of the Aspen Giants Scenic Area (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 9394  Black Mountain 
Indian Creek Administrative Site (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 1.9 mi. SE 9492  Ferron Reservoir 
Twelve Mile Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. S 10119  Heliotrope Mountain 
Ferron Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2 mi. SE 9482  Ferron Reservoir 
Mount Baldy (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.5 mi. SW 10913  Black Mountain 
Ferron Reservoir Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 9495  Ferron Reservoir 
Ferron Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 9489  Ferron Reservoir 
Ferron Campground (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. SE 9482  Ferron Reservoir 
Ferron Reservoir Summer Home Area (Locale) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 9640  Ferron Reservoir 
Black Mountain (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. W 10292  Black Mountain 
Ferron Dam (Dam) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. SE 9410  Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Sanpete County, UT 2.4 mi. E 9243  Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. E 9229  Ferron Reservoir 
Duck Fork Dam (Dam) Emery County, UT 2.4 mi. E 9229  Ferron Reservoir 
Petty Peak (Summit) Sanpete County, UT 2.3 mi. E 10404  Ferron Reservoir 
Wildwest (Area) Sanpete County, UT 2.7 mi. SW 9597  Black Mountain 
Oleys Lakes (Lake) Sanpete County, UT 3.1 mi. S 9945  Heliotrope Mountain 


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

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