Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04345 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio crassulus A. Gray
Common name   thick-leaf ragwort
W. Yates   s.n.  
Coll. Date 16 May 2000 
United States
Utah County
Locality Butterfield Canyon.
Habitat Notes riparian 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° 28'  13" N, 111° 36'  59" W
Township Range T4S, R3E, Sec. 16  
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 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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04345s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00092s2.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.
09866 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1.5 mi. W
09872 Calamagrostis purpurascens      "purple reedgrass" same section
09870 Carex douglasii      "Douglas' sedge" same section
00312 Carex microptera      "smallwing sedge" 1.4 mi. SW
09867 Carex praegracilis      "clustered field sedge" same section
09864 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.5 mi. W
02760 Disporum trachycarpum      "rough-fruited fairy bells" 1.4 mi. SW
01744 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.4 mi. SW
09869 Glyceria striata      "fowl mannagrass" same section
02925 Hedysarum boreale  var. boreale   "Utah sweetvetch" 1.4 mi. SW
09865 Herrickia wasatchensis      "Wasatch aster" 1.5 mi. W
09874 Hieracium albiflorum      "white hawkweed" same section
09873 Iva axillaris      "povertyweed" same section
09871 Leymus cinereus      "Great Basin wildrye" same section
09863 Madia glomerata      "mountain tarweed" 1.5 mi. W
09862 Monolepis nuttalliana      "Nuttall's povertyweed" 1.5 mi. W
09868 Poa palustris      "fowl bluegrass" same section
02840 Polemonium foliosissimum  var. alpinum   "alpine Jacob's-ladder" 2.3 mi. N
02924 Polygonum douglasii  var. johnstonii  1.4 mi. SW
00486 Senecio integerrimus  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" 1.4 mi. SW


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Mud Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. S 8045  Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. E 8281  Aspen Grove 
Mill Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW   Aspen Grove 
Tibble Fork Summer Home Area (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. W 6549  Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork Reservoir (Reservoir) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6378  Timpanogos Cave 
Tibble Fork Dam (Dam) Utah County, UT 1.7 mi. NW 6378  Timpanogos Cave 
Forest Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. S 7710  Aspen Grove 
Holman Flat (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. N 7162  Timpanogos Cave 
Deer Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. NW   Dromedary Peak 
Newton Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W   Timpanogos Cave 
Mile Rock Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.8 mi. W 6467  Timpanogos Cave 
Wide Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. NW   Timpanogos Cave 
Silver Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. N   Dromedary Peak 
Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SW   Aspen Grove 
Bear Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW   Timpanogos Cave 
Warnick Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 1.9 mi. W 6345  Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 6503  Timpanogos Cave 
Mutual Dell Organization Camp (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SW 6470  Timpanogos Cave 
Summit Campground (Locale) Utah County, UT 2.7 mi. S 8068  Aspen Grove 


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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