Senecio eremophilus var. eremophilus

Synonyms: Senecio glauciifolius Rydberg
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 565.

Heads 10–30(–40+). Calyculi: bractlets prominent (lengths of at least some to about 3/4 phyllaries). Involucres 7–10 mm diam. Phyllaries 6–8 mm, tips green or weakly, if at all, black. Ray corolla laminae 5–10 mm.

Phenology: Flowering late spring–early fall.
Habitat: Grassy or open, rocky sites
Elevation: 200–2300 m



Alta., B.C., Man., N.W.T., Ont., Sask., Alaska, Mont., N.Dak., S.Dak., Wyo.


Variety eremophilus may be expected as a casual weed or waif in the cooler portions of the flora. It has been reported as a waif in New York.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

Theodore M. Barkley† +
Richardson +
Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.W.T. +, Ont. +, Sask. +, Alaska +, Mont. +, N.Dak. +, S.Dak. +  and Wyo. +
200–2300 m +
Grassy or open, rocky sites +
Flowering late spring–early fall. +
in J. Franklin et al., Narr. Journey Polar Sea, +
Senecio glauciifolius +
Senecio eremophilus var. eremophilus +
Senecio eremophilus +
variety +