Taxon: Senecio squalidus L.

Genus: Senecio
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Senecioneae
        Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 316824
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:869. 1753
Name Verified on: 04-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide F NAmer)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Hungary; Netherlands
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southwestern Europe: France
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Nova Scotia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

  • Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Poland


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Jarvis, C. E. & N. J. Turland, eds. 1998. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Compositae (Asteraceae) (Taxon) 47:366.
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. 1995 (F BritStace)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)


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