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Senecio  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 36084

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): ragwort [English]
 
    groundsel [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderAsterales   
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusSenecio L. – ragwort, groundsel  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Senecio actinella Greene – Flagstaff ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio amplectens A. Gray – showy alpine ragwort, showy alpine groundsel, alpine groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio ampullaceus Hook. – Texas ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio aphanactis Greene – chaparral ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio arizonicus Greene – Arizona ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio aronicoides DC. – rayless ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio astephanus Greene – San Gabriel ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio atratus Greene – tall blacktip ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio bigelovii A. Gray – nodding ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio blochmaniae Greene – dune ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio californicus DC. – California ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio cannabinifolius Hook. & Arn. – hempleaf ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio clarkianus A. Gray – Clark's ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio crassulus A. Gray – thickleaf ragwort, thickleaf groundsel, meadow groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio elegans L. – redpurple ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio elmeri Piper – Elmer's ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio eremophilus Richardson – desert ragwort, desert groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio ertterae T.M. Barkley – Ertter's ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio flaccidus Less. – threadleaf ragwort, threadleaf groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio fremontii Torr. & A. Gray – dwarf mountain ragwort, Fremont's groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio glomeratus Desf. ex Poir. – cutleaf burnweed 
                                  Species Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. – tall groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio hydrophilus Nutt. – water ragwort, water groundsel, alkali marsh groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio integerrimus Nutt. – lambstongue ragwort, lamb-tongue ragwort, lambstongue groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio lemmonii A. Gray – Lemmon's ragwort, Lemmon's groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio lugens Richardson – small blacktip ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio lyonii A. Gray – island senecio 
                                  Species Senecio madagascariensis Poir. – Madagascar ragwort, fireweed, Madagascar groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio magnificus F. Muell. – tall yellowtop 
                                  Species Senecio megacephalus Nutt. – rocky ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio mohavensis A. Gray – Mojave ragwort, Mohave groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio multidentatus Sch. Bip. ex Hemsl. – Huachuca Mountain ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio neowebsteri S.F. Blake – Olympic Mountain ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio parryi A. Gray – mountain ragwort, Parry's groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio pattersonensis Hoover – Patterson's senecio, Mono groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio pseudoarnica Less. – seaside ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio pudicus Greene – bashful ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio quaylei T.M. Barkley – Quayle's ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio rapifolius Nutt. – openwoods ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio riddellii Torr. & A. Gray – Riddell's ragwort, Riddell's groundsel, sand groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio rupestris Waldst. & Kit. – rock ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio sacramentanus Woot. & Standl. – Sacramento ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio scorzonella Greene – Sierra ragwort, Sierra groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio serra Hook. – tall ragwort, butterweed groundsel, butterweed 
                                  Species Senecio sheldonensis A.E. Porsild – Mt. Sheldon ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio soldanella A. Gray – Colorado ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio spartioides Torr. & A. Gray – broom-like ragwort, broom groundsel, broomlike ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio sphaerocephalus Greene – ballhead ragwort, marsh groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio spribillei W.A. Weber  
                                  Species Senecio squalidus L. – Oxford ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio suaveolens (L.) Ell. – false Indian plantain 
                                  Species Senecio sylvaticus L. – woodland ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio taraxacoides (A. Gray) Greene – dandelion ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio triangularis Hook. – arrowleaf ragwort, arrowleaf groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio viscosus L. – sticky ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio vulgaris L. – old-man-in-the-spring, common groundsel 
                                  Species Senecio warnockii Shinners – Warnock's ragwort 
                                  Species Senecio wootonii Greene – Wooton's ragwort 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Pieter B. Pelser  
  Notes: Lecturer in Plant Systematics and Director Univ. of Canterbury Herbarium (CANU), University of Canterbury, Biological Sciences, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand   
  Reference for: Senecio    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) (http://www.compositae.org/) through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Senecio   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Senecio   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Senecio   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Senecio   
       
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