Packera obovata

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Roundleaf ragwort
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Genus: Packera
Species: P. obovata
Binomial name
Packera obovata
(Muhl. ex Willd.)

Packera obovata, the roundleaf ragwort,[1] is an erect perennial herb native to Eastern North America. The plant was previously called Senecio obovatus.

The basal and lower leaves are obovate with toothed margins, while the upper leaves are pinnately divided.

Both ray and disk flowers are yellow, the heads held well above the foliage.


  1. ^ "Packera obovata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 11 August 2015.