|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Senecio aureus, Linn. Golden Ragwort. Fig. 3605. An herbaceous perennial: sts. 1 to several from a root-stock, 1-2 ft. high, glabrous or not infrequently white-tomentulose in the lf .-axils, along the margins of the petioles, and in the infl.: lower lvs. petiolate, undivided and rotund-ovate, somewhat triangular-ovate to oblong-ovate, 1/2- 6 in. long, two-thirds to nearly or quite as broad, crenate to doubly serrate-dentate, usually deeply cordate at the base, green on both surfaces or tinged with purple beneath, glabrous or occasionally slightly tomentulose and soon glabrate; petioles 1/2-10 in. long; st.- lvs. variable, petiolate to sessile and amplexicaul, lyrate to pinnatisect, reduced toward the infl. sometimes to linear entire bracts: infl. a terminal several- to many-headed corymbose cyme; heads 1/3 – 1/2 in. high, radiate; involucre campanulate, calyculate, glabrous or occasionally slightly tomentulose; bracts of the involucre 13-21, linear, acute; ray-fls. 8-12, rays yellow; disk-fls. numerous: achenes glabrous. Lab. to Ga., west to N. D. and Ark. B.B. 3:544.—Frequently grown in American gardens. CH
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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