Species Details

Senecio clevelandii var. heterophyllus

Red Hills ragwort

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Scientific Name:
Senecio clevelandii Greene var. heterophyllus Hoover
Common Name:
Red Hills ragwort
Family: Asteraceae
Element Code: PDAST8H0R2
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
260 - 385 meters
855 - 1265 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland (seeps, serpentinite)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known only from the Red Hills. Possibly threatened by grazing, recreational activities and foot traffic. A synonym of Senecio clevelandii in The Jepson Manual (1993). Protected at Red Hills ACEC (BLM). See Leaflets of Western Botany 2:132 (1938) for original description. See Phytologia 49(1): 44-50 (1981) for revised nomenclature.
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Other:
Total Occurrences: 12
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
4 6 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 6
Recent <=20 Years 6
Presence:
Presumed Extant 12
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Chinese Camp (3712074), Keystone (3712075), Moccasin (3712073), Sonora (3712084)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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