Plant Identification Database:
Compositae (Daisy)
Senecioneae [Groundsel]
Order: Asterales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Compositae/Senecioneae: LV: u. alternate/basal; FL: 7+ florets, head, disk and/or ray, minute disk florets, indeterminate, base white silky pappus, imbricate bracts, ovary inferior; FR: achene; ST: u. herb/shrub; EC:
u. alternate/basal 7+ florets White; Yellow; Orange; Red; Pink; Blue; Violet; Green; Brown head, disk and/or ray, indeterminate, base white silky pappus, imbricate bracts minute disk florets O: inferior achene u. herb/shrub Compositae/Senecioneae: LV: u. alternate/basal; FL: 7+ florets, head, disk and/or ray, minute disk florets, indeterminate, base white silky pappus, imbricate bracts, ovary inferior; FR: achene; ST: u. herb/shrub; EC:
Fireweed; Pilewort Erechtites hieracifolia Erechtites Fireweed; Pilewort Erechtites hieracifolia
Golden ragwort Senecio aureus Senecio Golden ragwort Senecio aureus life root, squaw weed, golden Senecio, ragwort, uncum root, waw weed, uncum, false valerian, cough weed, female regulator, cocash weed, ragweed, staggerwort, St. James wort
Desert groundsel Senecio douglasii Senecio 7 or more florets Yellow AZ Desert groundsel Senecio douglasii threadleaf ragwort
Round-leaved ragwort Senecio obovatus Senecio Round-leaved ragwort Senecio obovatus
Common groundsel Senecio vulgaris Senecio 7 or more florets Common groundsel Senecio vulgaris Old-man-in-the-Spring, Groundsel, Ragwort, Grimsel, Grinsel, Grundsel, Simson, Birdseed, Chickenweed, Old-man-of-the-spring, Squaw Weed, Grundy Swallow, Ground Glutton, Common Butterweed
Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara Tussilago Basal, Petiole long (1/2+ leaf length) Reniform, Whole Serrate A: Rounded, B: Cordate >1" 7 or more florets, Truncate Yellow Head-flat-topped, Scapose 1", Spring Herb, <1', Assurgent leaf cooked; flower cooked Riparian; Waste places Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara tash plant, ass's foot, bull's foot, butterbur, coughwort, farfara, foal's foot, foalswort, horse foot, winter heliotrope
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION