Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 08957 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Senecio douglasii DC.
Infraspecific    var. monoensis (Greene) Jeps.
Common name   Mono ragwort
Donna M. Barnes   3263  
   with K.T. Harper
Coll. Date 16 May 2003 
United States
Washington County
Locality Castle Cliff area, blacktop highway from Shivwits to Littlefield [Old Highway 91];
     Elev.: 3709 ft. (1131 m.)
Habitat Notes S facing, bouldery slope, rocky soil; desert shrub 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 37° 3'  57" N, 113° 53'  16" 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 flaccidus var. monoensis (Greene) B.L. Turner & T.M. Barkl.

     Senecio douglasii var. monoensis (Greene) Jepson
     Senecio monoensis Greene

Common Name(s): green groundsel, Mono groundsel, Mono ragwort.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=530314, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 08957s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07192s2.jpg 
specimen image: 09449s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10519s2.jpg 
specimen image: 10883s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11609d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11609s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08387 Agave utahensis      "Utah dwarf century plant" same section
05310 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" same section
14286 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" 81 ft. SE
08958 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" same section
14459 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" 1865 ft. E
15274 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" same section
05278 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" same section
14283 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" 81 ft. SE
05311 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
14794 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 313 ft. S
14284 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" 81 ft. SE
05700 Carya illinoinensis      "pecan" 162 ft. W
15711 Cryptantha pterocarya  var. cycloptera  2.7 mi. SE
04190 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
05275 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
08389 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
14795 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" 313 ft. S
17932 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" 521 ft. W
14798 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  313 ft. S
14808 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 2593 ft. NW
14282 Ericameria paniculata      "Mojave rabbitbrush" 81 ft. SE
14814 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" 517 ft. S
14797 Lepidium fremontii      "desert peppercress" 313 ft. S
15712 Lepidium lasiocarpum  var. lasiocarpum  2.7 mi. SE
08385 Lesquerella rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section
08959 Melia azedarach      "Chinaberrytree" same section
08305 Neolloydia johnsonii     same section
16856 Oenothera primiveris      "desert evening primrose" 2527 ft. E
08960 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
14796 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 313 ft. S
14813 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" 517 ft. S
05279 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
05277 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
14285 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" 81 ft. SE
02667 Phacelia fremontii      "Fremont's scorpionweed" 1.7 mi. SE
02666 Physaria tenella      "Moapa bladderpod" 1.7 mi. SE
05268 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" same section
08245 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1554 ft. SE
14281 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" same section
05309 Psorothamnus polydenius  var. polydenius   "Nevada dalea" same section
15634 Rafinesquia neomexicana     2.7 mi. SE
08386 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" same section
14457 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" 1865 ft. E
14793 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" 313 ft. S
05276 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" same section
02668 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1.7 mi. SE
14458 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 1865 ft. E
16857 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" 2603 ft. E
17931 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" 521 ft. W
11453 Tridens muticus      "slim tridens" 314 ft. S
05469 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" same section
08388 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 583 ft. E 3862  Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4055  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. NE   Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. N 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S 3140  Castle Cliff 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. N 4544  Castle Cliff 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.1 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 3.8 mi. S 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N 4728  Castle Cliff 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. E 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. E 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.8 mi. N 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Utah Hill Summit (Locale) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. NE 4744  Jarvis Peak 
Sam Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4685  West Mountain Peak 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 4242  Castle Cliff 
Indian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.7 mi. N 5181  West Mountain Peak 
Crazy Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 5.5 mi. N 4580  West Mountain Peak 


Taxon Links for species Senecio douglasii  DC.

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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