Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01356 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio spartioides Torr. & Gray
Infraspecific    var. spartioides 
Common name   broom ragwort
K. Anderson   186  
Coll. Date 23 August 1991 
United States
Garfield County
Locality Coal Bench.
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 37° 37'  52" N, 111° 59'  53" W
Township Range T36S, R2W, Sec. 34  
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: 01356s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02480s1.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.
01355 Artemisia nova      "black sagebrush" same section
01357 Eremogone eastwoodiae      "Eastwood's sandwort" same section
01358 Mahonia fremontii      "Fremont's mahonia" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Coal Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 1 mi. S 6857  Henrieville 
Henderson Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.1 mi. W   Pine Lake 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.4 mi. SE   Pine Lake 
Coal Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 1.7 mi. SE   Pine Lake 
Walt Bench (Bench) Garfield County, UT 2 mi. N 7159  Tropic Canyon 
Pasture Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Pine Lake 
Shakespeare Mine (Mine) Garfield County, UT 2.4 mi. N 6779  Pine Lake 
Cedar Fork (Stream) Garfield County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Tropic Canyon 
Jimmie Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 2.8 mi. SE   Pine Lake 
Gravel Hill (Summit) Garfield County, UT 3.2 mi. NW 6700  Tropic Canyon 
Losee (Locale) Garfield County, UT 3.1 mi. W 6191  Cannonville 
Henderson Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. SW   Pine Lake 
East Valley (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.5 mi. SW   Tropic Canyon 
Paradise Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Pine Lake 
North Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.1 mi. N   Tropic Canyon 
North Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.6 mi. W   Tropic Canyon 
Paria Amphitheater (Valley) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. SW   Tropic Canyon 
Henrieville Cemetery (Cemetery) Garfield County, UT 4.6 mi. S 5985  Cannonville 
North Fork Paradise Canyon (Valley) Garfield County, UT 4.4 mi. N   Tropic Canyon 
Bryce Creek (Stream) Garfield County, UT 3.7 mi. W   Bryce Point 


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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