Senecio vulgaris L.

Taxonomy: Fam. Compositae// Genus: Senecio// Species: Senecio vulgaris L.

Determined according to the botanical key provided by Chater and Walters in Tutin et al. (1976).

Lifeform: Annual; therophyte according to the Raunkiaer system.

Distribution: Native from Europe to Russian Far, China and Arabian Peninsula; Macaronesia; North Africa according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew).

Habitat: Grasslands/ pastures, disturbed ground- in and near settlements, roadsides, agricultural land, orchards.

Flowering period: Winter – spring: FEB, MAR, APR, MAY.

Senecio vulgaris – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 26.03.2022. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 26.03.2022. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – capitula. Hills near village of Beli, 26.03.2022. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – capitula. Hills near village of Beli, 26.03.2022. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – fruiting capitula with achenes. Hills near village of Beli, 26.03.2022. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – fruiting capitula with achenes. Hills near village of Beli, 26.03.2022. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – stem with leaves. Hills near village of Beli, 26.03.2022. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – basal leaves. Hills near village of Beli, 26.03.2022. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – basal leaf. Hills near village of Beli, 26.03.2022. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – habit in habitat. Hills near village of Beli, 06.03.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 06.03.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – capitulums. Hills near village of Beli, 06.03.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – capitula. Hills near village of Beli, 06.03.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – fruiting capitulum. Hills near village of Beli, 06.03.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – plant base with basal leaves and lower cauline leaves. Hills near village of Beli, 06.03.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – habit. Hills near village of Beli, 06.02.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – inflorescence with capitula. Hills near village of Beli, 06.02.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris -cauline leaves and developing flowering stem. Hills near village of Beli, 06.02.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – habit. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 04.02.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – flowering stems. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 04.02.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – inflorescence with capitula. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 04.02.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – inflorescence with flowering capitula and fruiting capitulum with achenes. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 04.02.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.
Senecio vulgaris – cauline leaf. Gorge of “Kochanska” River, 04.02.2021. Photo by Trajche Dimitrovski.

References:

Senecio L. Chater, A.O. and Walters, S.M. in Tutin, T.G., Heywood, V.H., Burges, N.A., Moore, D.M., Valentine, D.H., Walters, S.M. & Webb, D.A. (1976). Flora Europaea. Volume 4: Plantaginaceae to Compositae (and Rubiaceae). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 191 – 205.

Senecio vulgaris L. Plants of the World Online portal, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:248251-1 [Accessed 28.01.2023].

Last update: 28.01.2023.

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