Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 16796 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio serra Hook.
Infraspecific    var. serra 
Common name   tall ragwort
Donna M. Barnes   5318  
Coll. Date 18 July 2006 
United States
Utah County
Locality Nebo Loop, Black Canyon road, [Nebo Loop Road, at junction with Black Canyon Road];
     Elev.: 9245 ft. (2819 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen meadow. 
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° 50'  31" N, 111° 43'  10" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Specimen Notes Sheet 2 of 2. 


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

     Senecio serra var. serra Hook.

     Senecio serra var. altior Jepson
     Senecio serra var. integriusculus Gray

Common Name(s): tall groundsel, tall ragwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530332, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 16796s1.jpg

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.
00600 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1.6 mi. N
11867 Agoseris aurantiaca  var. purpurea   "orange agoseris" same section
12338 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" 1.3 mi. E
00621 Arnica x diversifolia  hybrid [amplexicaulis or mollis x cordifolia or latifolia]   "hybrid arnica" 2446 ft. N
12337 Artemisia ludoviciana  var. incompta   "Louisiana wormwood" 1.3 mi. E
00834 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" same section
00873 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 2446 ft. N
12334 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 1.3 mi. E
12335 Cystopteris fragilis      "brittle bladder fern" 1.3 mi. E
13120 Draba novolympica      "Trelease's whitlow-cress" 1.6 mi. E
13124 Draba novolympica      "Trelease's whitlow-cress" 1.6 mi. E
12340 Draba oligosperma      "few-seeded whitlow-cress" 1.3 mi. E
00871 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" 2446 ft. N
00624 Epilobium alpinum  var. alpinum  2446 ft. N
00602 Epilobium glandulosum     1.6 mi. N
00604 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 1.6 mi. N
00832 Erythronium grandiflorum      "yellow glacier-lily" 2446 ft. N
00620 Eucephalus engelmannii      "Engelmann's aster" 2446 ft. N
00868 Gayophytum ramosissimum      "pinyon groundsmoke" 2446 ft. N
11870 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
00599 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 1.6 mi. N
00622 Lupinus argenteus  var. utahensis   "Utah silky lupine" 2446 ft. N
11868 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" same section
12333 Pellaea breweri      "Brewer's cliff brake" 1.3 mi. E
12332 Penstemon cyananthus  var. cyananthus   "Wasatch beardtongue" 1.3 mi. E
12341 Petrophytum caespitosum      "rockmat" 1.3 mi. E
12339 Physaria occidentalis  var. cinerascens   "King's bladderpod" 1.3 mi. E
11869 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. foliosissimum   "towering Jacob's-ladder" same section
00597 Polygonum aviculare      "creeping knotweed" 1.6 mi. N
00870 Potentilla glandulosa  var. pseudorupestris   "rock-loving sticky cinquefoil" 2446 ft. N
00869 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" 2446 ft. N
11872 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" same section
16695 Scrophularia lanceolata      "spear-leaf figwort" same section
00623 Senecio eremophilus  var. kingii   "King's ragwort" 2446 ft. N
11871 Senecio serra  var. serra   "tall ragwort" same section
00601 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 1.6 mi. N
12336 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1.3 mi. E
17834 Sphaeromeria diversifolia      "separate-leaf chickensage" 1217 ft. N
00606 Trifolium repens      "white clover" 1.6 mi. N
00867 Veronica arvensis      "corn speedwell" 2446 ft. N
00605 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 1.6 mi. N
00603 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" 1.6 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Evans Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. S 8708  Nebo Basin 
Nebo Basin Trail (Trail) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W 9229  Nebo Basin 
Nebo Bench (Bench) Utah County, UT 1 mi. W 9229  Nebo Basin 
Salamander Lake (Lake) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. N 9210  Nebo Basin 
North Peak (Summit) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. W 10995  Nebo Basin 
Hell Hole Basin (Basin) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. SW 9895  Nebo Basin 
Wolf Pass (Gap) Juab County, UT 1.8 mi. W 10634  Nebo Basin 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Kemo Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
White Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Spooner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Nebo Basin (Basin) Juab County, UT 2.3 mi. S 7523  Nebo Basin 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. N   Payson Lakes 
Right Fork Salt Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Salt Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.4 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Middle Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Nebo Basin 
Right Fork Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. N   Santaquin 
Left Fork Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. E   Nebo Basin 
Twin Knolls (Summit) Utah County, UT 2.5 mi. NE 9187  Nebo Basin 


Taxon Links for species Senecio serra  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

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