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Packera paupercula  (Michx.) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Taxonomic Serial No.: 518155

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Senecio pauperculus Michx.
    Senecio gaspensis Greenm.
    Senecio tweedyi Rydb.
    Senecio gaspensis var. firmifolius (Greenm.) Fernald
    Senecio pauperculus var. firmifolius (Greenm.) Greenm.
    Senecio pauperculus var. neoscoticus Fernald
    Senecio pauperculus var. praelongus (Greenm.) House
    Senecio pauperculus var. thompsoniensis (Greenm.) B. Boivin
  Common Name(s): balsam groundsel [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusPackera Á. Löve & D. Löve – ragwort  
                                  SpeciesPackera paupercula (Michx.) Á. Löve & D. Löve – balsam groundsel  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Variety Packera paupercula var. appalachiana A.M. Mahoney  
                                     Variety Packera paupercula var. balsamitae (Muhl. ex Willd.) Mohlenbr.  
                                     Variety Packera paupercula var. paupercula (Michx.) Á. Löve & D. Löve  
                                     Variety Packera paupercula var. pseudotomentosa (Mack. & Bush) R.R. Kowal  
                                     Variety Packera paupercula var. savannarum R.R. Kowal  

  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: Packera paupercula    
  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) ( through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Packera paupercula   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Packera paupercula   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Packera paupercula   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Canada, Native  






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