Coefficient of Conservatism:
Coefficient of Wetness:
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.