Senecio vulgaris L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 867 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Macaronesia, Europe to China and Arabian Peninsula. It is an annual and grows primarily in the temperate biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as a poison and a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Central European Russia, China South-Central, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Iceland, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russia, Northwest European Russia, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Amur, Arizona, Assam, Bermuda, Bolivia, British Columbia, California, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., Florida, Georgia, Greenland, Guatemala, Haiti, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kamchatka, Kansas, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kuril Is., Labrador, Lesotho, Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Southeast, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South Georgia, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • Benedi, C. & al. (eds.) in Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora Iberica 16(III): 1453-2353. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Meades, S.J. & Brouillet, L. (2019). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Newfoundland and Labrador https://newfoundland-labradorflora.ca/checklist/.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
  • Nikolin, E.G. (2020). Opredelitel' vysshikh rasteniy Yakutii: 1-895. Moskva : Tovarishchestvo Nauchnykh Izdaniy KMK Novosibirsk "Nauka".
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Qaiser, M. & Rubina Abid (2011). Flora of Pakistan 218: 1-84. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Schäfer, H. (2021). Flora of the Azores a field guide: 1-445. Margraf Publishers GmbH.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 5: 1-451. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.
  • de Salas, MF, Baker, ML (2022). A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 1-161. Tasmanian Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. https://flora.tmag.tas.gov.au/resources/census/.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org

Flora of Iraq

  • Alexander, op. cit. 408 (1979)
  • Anthony in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 18: 291 (1935)
  • Blakelock in Kew Bull. 4: 63 (1949)
  • Boissier, Fl. Orient. 3: 386 (1875)
  • Boulos & Hadidi, Weed Fl. Egypt: 84 (1984)
  • Boulos & Hind in Fl. Egypt 3: 263 (2002)
  • C. Jeffery & Y.L. Chen in Kew Bull. 39(2): 351 (1984)
  • Dinsmore in Post, Fl. Syria, Palest. & Sinai ed. 2, 2: 68 (1933)
  • Feinbrun-Dothan, Fl. Palaest. 3: 355 (1978)
  • L., Sp. Pl.: 867 (1753)
  • Matthews in Fl. Turkey 5: 165 (1975)
  • Meikle, Fl. Cyprus 2: 930 (1985)
  • Nordenstam in Fl. Iranica 164: 83 (1989)
  • Qaiser & Abid in Fl. Pakistan 218: 32 (2011)
  • Rawi & Chakravarty, ibid. 15: 83 (1964)
  • Rawi in Dep. Agr. Iraq Tech. Bull. 14: 124 (1964)
  • Rechinger, Fl. Lowland Iraq: 632 (1964)
  • Schischkin in Fl. S.S.S.R. 26: 780 (1961)
  • Taifour & El-Oqlah, Pl. Jordan Ann. Checkl.: 47 (2017).
  • Täckholm, Stud. Fl. Egypt ed. 2: 582 (1974)
  • Zohary in Dep. Agr. Iraq Bull. 31: 151 (1950)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1992). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 6: 1-428. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 13: 1-499. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 222 (1994).
  • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 904 (1986).
  • L., Sp. Pl.: 867 (1753).
  • Oliv. & Hiern, Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 411 (1877).

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 4, 2011 Day, C.D. [120] Turkey K000341515 Yes
Prescott, H.S. [s.n.] United States K002568811 Yes
Wright, C. [1318] Cuba K001479021 Yes
Cambridge [s.n.] United States K002568808 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K000852053 Type Yes
{Fernald, M.L.; Wiegand, K.M.; Kittredge, J. (Jr) [s.n.] Canada K002568801 Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] K000852054 Unknown Type Material Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000852060 Unknown Type Material Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000852067 Unknown Type Material Yes
Herndon, A. [s.n.] Canada K001735275 Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000852061 Unknown Type Material Yes
Morrison, (Dr) [s.n.] Canada K002568800 Yes
Sukhorukov, A.P. [111] China K001871179 No
Brewer, W.H. [2777] United States K002568807 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [8327] Mexico K002625133 No
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000852056 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cope, T.A. [RBG 32] United Kingdom K000914467 Yes
Collins, F.S. [342] K002568815 Yes
Heldreich, T.H.H., von [1347] Greece K000852049 Type Yes
Fleischer, B. [s.n.] Czech Republic K000852052 Type Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000852059 Unknown Type Material Yes
Baker, C.F. [s.n.] United States K002568806 Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000852065 Unknown Type Material Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] Switzerland K000852055 Unknown Type Material Yes
Heldreich, T.H.H., von [1347] Greece K000852050 Type Yes
[S. J. H] [87] Bermuda K002568816 Yes
Brown, S.; Britton, N.L. [384] Bermuda K002568812 Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] K000852066 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gertrude, A.A.; Halbach, E.G. [s.n.] United States K002568809 Yes
Marquand, E.D. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000852058 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cascante, A. [747] Costa Rica K002625134 No
Zeller, S.M.; Zeller, E.B. [810] United States K002568813 Yes
Baldwin, W.K.W. [5494] Canada K002568804 Yes
Mulford, A.I. [1301] United States K002568810 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [4898] Mexico K002625132 No
Collins, F.S. [415] Bermuda K002568814 Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] Switzerland K000852057 Unknown Type Material Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000852063 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cope, T.A. [RBG 88] United Kingdom K000914468 Yes
Hardy, R.M. [s.n.] United States K002568805 Yes
Weiz, S. [s.n.] Canada K002568802 Yes
Marquand, E.D. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000852064 Unknown Type Material Yes
Terracciano, A. [1967] Italy K000852051 Unknown Type Material Yes
Trow, A.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000852062 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bishop, H. [598] Canada K002568803 Yes
Haiti K001479022 Yes
Jamaica K001479023 Yes

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    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Iraq

    • Ghazanfar, S. A., Edmondson, J. R. (Eds). (2013-2019). Flora of Iraq, Volumes 5.1, 5.2 and 6.0. Kew Publishing
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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    • Copyright applied to individual images
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    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0