Occurrence record: ALTA-VP:143728

PreservedSpecimen of Senecio megacephalus Nutt. | rocky ragwort recorded on 1979-07-05


Data resource University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium
Institution code University of Alberta Museums
Supplied institution code "University of Alberta Museums"
Collection code University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium
Catalog number 143728
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:ALTA-VP:143728
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations dried and pressed
Collector Gould, J. Joyce|Loewen, V.
Supplied as "Gould, Joyce | Loewen, V."
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:35062
Rightsholder University of Alberta Museums
Dataset name University of Alberta Vascular Plant Herbarium (ALTA-VP)
Associated taxa Pinus fl.
Bibliographic citation Senecio megacephalus Nutt.(ALTA-VP 143728)
Occurrence status present
Collection code ALTA-VP
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1979-07-05
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1979-07-05


Higher classification Plantae | Flowering Plants | Eudicots | Asterales | Asteraceae | Senecio L.
Scientific name Senecio megacephalus Nutt.
Taxon rank species
Common name rocky ragwort
Supplied common name "large-flowered ragwort"
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Supplied as "Flowering Plants"
Class Magnoliopsida
Supplied as "Eudicots"
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
Genus Senecio
Supplied as "Senecio L."
Species Senecio megacephalus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Infraspecific epithet Senecio megacephalus Nutt.
Parent name usage Senecio L.
Nomenclatural code ICBN


Higher geography North America | Canada | Alberta
Country Canada
State / Province Alberta
Locality Grizzly Creek
Habitat coniferous; scree; slope (s)
Latitude 49.297919
Longitude -114.325941
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "NAD83"
Verbatim locality Grizzly Creek. Stand 1, Pinus fl., Scree SL. 15-4-3-W5
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1138.0
Georeferenced date 2022-07-04
Continent North America
Location according to Canadian Geographical Names Data Base
Georeference remarks Legal desc converted to lat-long. In addition to section-level details used LSD 10, SW/C. Uncertainty is distance from coordinates to corners of section.

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References https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/12-199717

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