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Common name

English: Marsh Ragwort

German: Wasser-Greiskraut, Wasser-Kreuzkraut

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Asterales (235)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Jacobaea (1)

            Epithet: aquatica (Hill) Gaertn.Mey. & Scherb. (3)

Synonyms: Jacobaea aquatica (Hill) G.Gaertn. et al., Senecio aquaticus Hill, Senecio divergens F.W.Schultz, Senecio erysimifolius Chevall., Senecio pratensis Richt., Senecio quercifolius Pourr., Senecio richteri F.W.Schultz, Senecio sinuatidens Peterm.

aquatica => living in water

aquaticus => living in water

divergens => divergent, going in different directions, spreading out, wide-spreading

pratensis => growing in meadows

quercifolius => having leaves resembling those of oak Quercus

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Jacobaea aquatica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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