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Taxon: Senecio vernalis Waldst. & Kit.

Genus: Senecio
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Senecioneae subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 410181
Place of publication: Descr. icon. pl. Hung. 1:23, t. 24. 1800
Name verified on: 06-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Jan-2007
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • eastern groundsel   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • Frühlings-Greiskraut   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Western Asia: Cyprus; Iran; Iraq [n.]; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
    Middle Europe: Hungary
    East Europe: Belarus; Moldova; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia

    Northern Europe: Denmark; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania
    Southwestern Europe: France

    Middle Europe: Switzerland
    Southeastern Europe: Italy


  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). [= S. leucanthemifolius subsp. vernalis (Waldst. & Kit.) Greuter].
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Parsa, A. 1943–1952. Flore de l'Iran.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.


Check other web resources for Senecio vernalis Waldst. & Kit.:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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