Senecio pudicus

Greene

Pittonia 4: 118. 1900.

Endemic
Basionym: Senecio cernuus A. Gray Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. 2, 33: 239. 1862,
Synonyms: Ligularia pudica (Greene) W. A. Weber
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 550. Mentioned on page 546.

Perennials or biennials (possibly winter-annuals), 50–80 cm (caudices fibrous-rooted). Herbage glabrous. Stems usually single, sometimes loosely clustered. Leaves progressively reduced distally; petiolate; blades narrowly lanceolate to oblanceolate, 8–15 (–20+) × (0.5–) 1–3 (–4) cm, bases tapered, margins entire or dentate (mid and distal leaves sessile, bractlike). Heads nodding, (3–) 8–16 (–40+) in racemiform or paniculiform arrays. Calyculi of 2–6 lance-linear bractlets. Phyllaries usually ± 13, rarely ± 8, 5–9 mm, tips green. Ray-florets 0. Cypselae glabrous.


Phenology: Flowering summer–early autumn.
Habitat: Rocky, damp or drying hillsides, often coniferous and aspen woodlands
Elevation: 2400–3800 m

Discussion

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... more about "Senecio pudicus"
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
papillate +
scarious +
usually ovate +  and lance-linear +
paniculiform +  and racemiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Theodore M. Barkley† +
Greene +
tapered +
Senecio cernuus +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
narrowly lanceolate;oblanceolate +
1cm;3cm +
winged;nerved;ribbed +
barbellulate +  and smooth +
white +  and stramineous +
purplish +, reddish +, white +, ochroleucous +, yellow +  and white rarely reddish +
angled +, 5-ribbed +, prismatic +  and cylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Colo. +, N.Mex. +  and Utah. +
2400–3800 m +
hairy +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Rocky, damp or drying hillsides, often coniferous and aspen woodlands +
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 +  and basal +
reduced +
erect;recurved +
deltate +
dentate +  and entire +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering summer–early autumn. +
mostly oblong +  and lanceolate or linear +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.9 cm9 mm <br />0.009 m <br />) +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Ligularia pudica +
Senecio pudicus +
species +
campanulate +
denticulate +  and serrate or toothed +
biennial +  and perennial +
50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +