Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 00542 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio serra Hook.
Infraspecific    var. serra 
Common name   tall ragwort
R. Collins   501  
Coll. Date 06 June 1979 
United States
Utah County
Locality off Mt. Nebo Loop road, on Bear Trap Ridge trail, S of Santaquin; roadcut.
     Elev.: 6200 ft. (1890 m.)
Habitat Notes aspen forest 
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° 51'  45" N, 111° 41'  9" W
Township Range T11S, R2E, Sec. 15  
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 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):
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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.
00600 Aconitum columbianum  var. columbianum   "western monkshood" 1 mi. E
11873 Agastache urticifolia      "nettle-leaf horse-mint" same section
00828 Astragalus convallarius      "lesser rushy milkvetch" 1.4 mi. NW
11877 Castilleja rhexiifolia  var. rhexiifolia   "meadow-beauty paintbrush" same section
00834 Claytonia lanceolata      "spear-leaf springbeauty" 1.4 mi. SE
00830 Collomia linearis      "tiny trumpet" 1.4 mi. NW
00602 Epilobium glandulosum     1 mi. E
11875 Erigeron eatonii  var. eatonii   "Eaton's fleabane" same section
00604 Erigeron speciosus      "aspen fleabane" 1 mi. E
00829 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" 1.4 mi. NW
00599 Lonicera involucrata  var. involucrata   "twinberry honeysuckle" 1 mi. E
00831 Mertensia brevistyla      "Wasatch bluebells" 1.4 mi. NW
11874 Penstemon strictus      "Rocky Mountain beardtongue" same section
11876 Penstemon whippleanus      "Whipple's beardtongue" same section
00597 Polygonum aviculare      "creeping knotweed" 1 mi. E
00601 Sidalcea oregana      "Oregon checkerbloom" 1 mi. E
00606 Trifolium repens      "white clover" 1 mi. E
00605 Vicia americana  var. americana   "American vetch" 1 mi. E
00603 Viguiera multiflora      "showy goldeneye" 1 mi. E


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Beer Bottle Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 1682 ft. E 8337  Nebo Basin 
Twin Knolls (Summit) Utah County, UT 2508 ft. N 9187  Nebo Basin 
Left Fork Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Slab Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Bear Trap Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 7546  Nebo Basin 
Tie Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NE   Payson Lakes 
Kemo Creek (Stream) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
White Pine Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Buck Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Dry Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. NW   Payson Lakes 
Spooner Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 1.6 mi. NW   Nebo Basin 
Sawmill Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. S   Nebo Basin 
Gentle Band Spring (Spring) Utah County, UT 2 mi. NE 8212  Payson Lakes 
Red Rock Pasture (Flat) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. SE 6713  Nebo Basin 
Corral Fork (Stream) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Black Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.1 mi. SE   Nebo Basin 
Jumpoff Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Payson Lakes 
Sullivan Canyon (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.3 mi. NW   Payson Lakes 
Gentle Band Ridge (Ridge) Utah County, UT 2.2 mi. NE 8275  Payson Lakes 
Calkens Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2.6 mi. NW   Payson Lakes 


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

Google Images

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