genus Senecio


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Noun1.genus Senecio - enormous and diverse cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs and vines and herbs including many weedsgenus Senecio - enormous and diverse cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs and vines and herbs including many weeds
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
nodding groundsel, Senecio bigelovii - plant with erect leafy stems bearing clusters of rayless yellow flower heads on bent individual stalks; moist regions of southwestern United States
Cineraria maritima, Senecio cineraria, dusty miller - stiff much-branched perennial of the Mediterranean region having very white woolly stems and leaves
Senecio doublasii, threadleaf groundsel - bluish-green bushy leafy plant covered with close white wool and bearing branched clusters of yellow flower heads; southwestern United States; toxic to range livestock
butterweed, Senecio glabellus, ragwort - American ragwort with yellow flowers
benweed, ragweed, ragwort, Senecio jacobaea, tansy ragwort - widespread European weed having yellow daisylike flowers; sometimes an obnoxious weed and toxic to cattle if consumed in quantity
groundsel, Senecio vulgaris - Eurasian weed with heads of small yellow flowers
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Packera is a New World genus composed of 75 taxa separated from the genus Senecio based on molecular, morphological, and palynological data.
The genus Senecio (Family Asteraceae; Tribe Senecioneae) is one of the richest in species among the angiosperms with more than 1500 species of aromatic herbs and shrubby plants native to southern Europe, but now spread all over the world (Nordenstam, 1977).