Senecio amplectens var. amplectens

Endemic
Synonyms: Senecio pagosanus A. Heller
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 552.

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

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

175 +  and 180 +
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
papillate +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lance-linear +
racemiform +, paniculiform +, corymbiform +  and cymiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Theodore M. Barkley† +
A. Gray +
tapered +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
lanceolate;oblanceolate +
2cm;4cm +
winged;nerved;ribbed +
linear;filiform +
barbellulate +  and smooth +
white +  and stramineous +
purplish +, reddish +, white +, ochroleucous +, yellow +  and white rarely reddish +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
angled +, 5-ribbed +, prismatic +  and cylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Colo. +  and N.Mex. +
3100–4100 m +
hairy +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Damp or drying, loose, rocky sites in upper conifer associations and near timberline +
discoid +  and radiate +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
turbinate;campanulate +
cauline +, mid +  and proximal +
reduced +
erect;recurved +
deltate +
dentate to pinnatifid +  and entire +
dentate +  and denticulate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering mid–late summer. +
purplish +  and black +
mostly oblong +  and lanceolate or linear +
Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Senecio pagosanus +
Senecio amplectens var. amplectens +
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variety +
campanulate +
brownish +  and black +
denticulate +  and serrate or toothed +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (60 cm600 mm <br />0.6 m <br />) +