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Sonoran Desert Plants
Senecio mohavensis (Mojave Groundsel, Mohave Ragwort)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Senecio mohavensis

 Senecio mohavensis

 Senecio mohavensis

Habitat: rocky slopes, washes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Feb. to Apr.
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 21. Eudicots: Asteraceae-Aster Family. Phytoneuron 2016-77: 1-164. Published 29 November 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 138 (30.2 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Senecio mohavensis (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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