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Cleft-leaf Groundsel - Senecio cymbalarioides
Other Names:  Packera subnuda, Senecio subnudus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 7

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General Description
Fibrous-rooted from a rhizome or short-branched caudex. Stems erect, 2–25 cm. Herbage glabrous. Leaves: basal blades suborbicular to ovate, crenate to shallowly lobed, 1–3 cm long; cauline becoming sessile, narrower, sometimes pinnately lobed. Inflorescence mostly 1(2) head. Heads radiate; involucres 5–9 mm high; phyllaries 21, glabrous, green or purplish. Rays ca. 13; ligules 6–12 mm long. Disk corollas 5–7 mm long. Achenes 1–3 mm long, glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
YT south to CA, NV, UT and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
Wet, often organic soil of meadows, turf, streambanks; subalpine, alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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