Taxon: Senecio sylvaticus L.

Genus: Senecio
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 401840
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:868. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Feb-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Feb-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (principal in New Zealand, common in Hawaii fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal Madeira Islands
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Estonia ; Latvia ; Lithuania
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Netherlands ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Finland ; Ireland ; Norway ; Sweden ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Italy ; Montenegro ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal Azores
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Oregon, Washington
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Louisiana
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California
    • Western Canada: Canada British Columbia
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina ; Chile


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