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Picture of Compact groundsel Picture of Compact groundsel
Compact groundsel
Senecio tridenticulatus Rydb.


Plant Description:

  • Short, skinny, plant with a hairy base, growing up to 30 cm tall
  • Bottom leaves have toothed edges on a stalk
  • Upper leaves are sword-shaped with no stalks
  • Yellow ray florets make up the crowded flower heads
  • Found mostly in moist areas and in open-forests
  • Cattle does not like to eat this plant - which is good, as it is poisonous
  • Found at Stops 1 and 2


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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