Packera glabella (Poir.) C. Jeffrey
Synonym: Senecio glabellus
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Ad B-Forb

Agricultural fields, disturbed pond shores or streambanks; introduced from the south and first collected by G. S. Wilhelm & K. D. Herman in 2000 in Berrien Co.

A distinctive plant with fleshy, ridged stems, usually purple tinged, at least below; this is common just south of Michigan, forming dense yellow displays in fields in spring, so doubtless will spread in the state. Often known as Senecio glabellus Poir.


Berrien County
Cass County
Kalamazoo County
Lenawee County
Monroe County
Oakland County
Washtenaw County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. October 22, 2021.