Senecio blochmaniae


Erythaea 1: 7. 1893.

EndemicConservation concern
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 560. Mentioned on page 548.

Subshrubs, 45–130 cm (taproots forming woody crowns). Herbage glabrous or sparsely hairy. Stems usually multiple (arching upwards). Leaves evenly distributed (often crowded; proximal often withering and pendulous); sessile or ± petiolate; blades linear-filiform, 3–12 cm × 1–3 mm, bases ± linear, margins entire. Heads 5–20 in corymbiform arrays (involucres campanulate). Calyculi 0 or of 1–3+ lance-deltate to linear bractlets (lengths to 1/4 phyllaries). Phyllaries ± 13, 7–10 mm, tips green. Ray florets ± 8; corolla laminae 8–10 mm. Cypselae hirtellous (canescent). 2n = 40.

Phenology: Flowering summer–early fall.
Habitat: Coastal sand dunes and sandy, open flood plains
Elevation: 0–100 m


Of conservation concern.

Selected References


Lower Taxa