Packera schweinitziana

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusPackera
Species:Packera schweinitziana (Nutt.) W.A. Weber & A. Love
Common NameSchweinitzs Ragwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Margins: serrate; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Orange; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: corymb/cyme/umbel; Inflorescence Types: head; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 6
StatusNative; EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S1] (State Rank); G5? (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Senecio aureus var. lanceolatus Senecio aureus var. lanceolatus Oakes
Senecio schweinitizianus Senecio schweinitizianus Nutt.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carter (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, ETSU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0236670 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Senecio schweinitizianus
TENN-V-0236668 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Senecio schweinitizianus
TENN-V-0236669 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Senecio schweinitizianus
APSC0024214 Carter Tennessee
APSC
Packera schweinitziana
ETSU031690 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Packera schweinitziana
TENN-V-0236671 Union Tennessee
TENN
Senecio schweinitizianus
TENN-V-0236672 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Senecio schweinitizianus
TENN-V-0236667 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Senecio schweinitizianus
TENN-V-0236673 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Senecio schweinitizianus
ETSU034206 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Packera schweinitziana
ETSU009484 Unicoi Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Packera schweinitziana
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