Senecio soldanella

A. Gray

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 15: 67. 1864.

Endemic
Synonyms: Ligularia soldanella (A. Gray) W. A. Weber
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 552. Mentioned on page 546.

Perennials, 5–15 (–20) cm (caudices branched, fibrous-rooted, roots fleshy). Herbage glabrous (or with hairs on peduncles). Stems single (often purplish-tinged). Leaves mostly basal; petiolate (petioles ± winged, lengths 1–3+ blades); blades broadly ovate to ovate-orbiculate, (1.5–) 2.5–4.5 (–6) × 1.5–4 (–5) cm, bases truncate or tapered, margins weakly dentate or repand-denticulate to subentire (cauline leaves smaller, bractlike). Heads nodding, 1 (–2). Calyculi of 3–5+ lanceolate to lance-linear bractlets (lengths 1/2–2/3 phyllaries). Phyllaries ± 21, (8–) 10–16 mm, tips green. Ray-florets ± 13+; corolla laminae 10–14 mm. Cypselae glabrous.


Phenology: Flowering summer.
Habitat: Talus slopes
Elevation: 3200–4000 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Senecio soldanella"
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 +  and truncate +
4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br /> (6 cm60 mm <br />0.06 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (4.5 cm45 mm <br />0.045 m <br />) +
broadly ovate;ovate-orbiculate +
1.5cm;4cm +
winged;nerved;ribbed +
lanceolate;lance-linear +
barbellulate +  and smooth +
white +  and stramineous +
purplish +, reddish +, white +, ochroleucous +, yellow +  and white rarely reddish +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
angled +, 5-ribbed +, prismatic +  and cylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Colo. +  and N.Mex. +
3200–4000 m +
hairy +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Talus slopes +
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 +
erect;recurved +
deltate +
dentate to pinnatifid +  and entire +
repand-denticulate +  and subentire +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
Flowering summer. +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
mostly oblong +  and lanceolate or linear +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br />) +
Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
flat;convex +
exalbuminous +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Ligularia soldanella +
Senecio soldanella +
species +
campanulate +
denticulate +  and serrate or toothed +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +