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Common name

English: Common ragwort

German: Jakobs-Greiskraut

Mandarin: 新疆千里光 (xin jiang qian li guang)

Portuguese: Erva-de-São-Tiago

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2595)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2494)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2108)

      Order: Asterales (220)

        Family: Asteraceae (218)(family description)

          Genus: Senecio (9)

            Epithet: jacobaea L. (1)

jacobaea => used in pre-Linnaeus times for different Senecio (Ragwort) species

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Senecio jacobaea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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