Senecio amplectens var. amplectens
Plants (30–) 40–60+; herbage sometimes sparsely hairy. Stems single or loosely clustered (relatively stiff-erect). Leaves mostly proximal and mid cauline (basal smaller, usually withering before flowering). Phyllaries frequently black or purplish toward tips, sometimes with black hairs on abaxial faces.
Phenology: Flowering mid–late summer.
Habitat: Damp or drying, loose, rocky sites in upper conifer associations and near timberline
Elevation: 3100–4100 m