Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 14928 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio crassulus A. Gray
Common name   thick-leaf ragwort
Rachael Phillippi   21  
Coll. Date 26 May 2008 
United States
Utah County
Locality along the W side of US Highway 89, N of Birdseye;
     Elev.: 5434 ft. (1657 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper 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° 55'  53.7" N, 111° 32'  36.66" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Senecio crassulus Gray

     Senecio crassulus var. cusickii (Piper) Greenm. ex Peck

Common Name(s): meadow groundsel, thickleaf groundsel, thickleaf ragwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=36116, click for more information and references)

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


Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00092s2.jpg 
specimen image: 04345s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05629s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05771s2.jpg 
specimen image: 06962s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08028s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11730d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11730s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07136 Agoseris glauca  var. glauca   "mountain dandelion" 1355 ft. N
07135 Astragalus convallarius  var. convallarius   "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1355 ft. N
06894 Astragalus desereticus      "Deseret milkvetch" 1355 ft. N
06893 Astragalus desereticus      "Deseret milkvetch" 1355 ft. N
09976 Astragalus utahensis      "Utah milkvetch" 1999 ft. S
07134 Chaenactis douglasii      "Douglas' dusty-maiden" 1355 ft. N
17826 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. brevicaule   "short-stemmed wild buckwheat" 2825 ft. N
06895 Eriogonum brevicaule  var. laxifolium   "loose-leaf wild buckwheat" 1355 ft. N
14034 Ipomopsis aggregata  var. aggregata   "scarlet gilia" 1228 ft. W
06836 Penstemon scariosus  var. garrettii   "Garrett's beardtongue" 1355 ft. N
17825 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 2825 ft. N
14035 Phlox austromontana  var. austromontana   "southern phlox" 1648 ft. W
07133 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 1355 ft. N
07101 Poa fendleriana  subsp. longiligula   "muttongrass" 1355 ft. N
07102 Poa secunda      "Sandberg's bluegrass" 1355 ft. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bennie Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2971 ft. S   Payson Lakes 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 2899 ft. SW 5401  Birdseye 
Jackson Wildlife Management Area (Park) Utah County, UT 2498 ft. E 5955  Birdseye 
Birdseye (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SW 5420  Birdseye 
Anderson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 0.7 mi. N   Birdseye 
Blind Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. N   Thistle 
Aggie Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Birdseye 
Rock Hill Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Birdseye Quarry (Mine) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 7379  Birdseye 
Burdick Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S 6277  Birdseye 
Cedar Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. SW 5863  Birdseye 
Hudson Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. S   Birdseye 
Nielson Knoll (Summit) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NW 6411  Birdseye 
Paces Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Payson Lakes 
Pines (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S 5532  Birdseye 
Gardner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Birdseye 
Thomas Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W   Birdseye 
Old Cart Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SW   Birdseye 
Cox Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S   Birdseye 
Cottonwood Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. NE 5820  Birdseye 


Taxon Links for species Senecio crassulus  A. 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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