Senecio vulgaris

Senecio vulgaris L.

Common Names

Commungroundsel (English), flower of st. Macarius (English), مرار (مُرار)، مرير (مُرير، مُريْر) (Arabic), مرور (مِرور)، صفيره (صُفيِّره، صَفيِّره) (Arabic), صفيرى، صفره (صُفْره)، صفيراتان (صُفِّيراتان) (Arabic), مرار (مُرار) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Europe, North Africa, southwest Asia, introduced to many temperate regions.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile region, Oases, Mediterranean region and Eastern desert.

References

F.N., Hepper., & I. Friis. (1994).  The Plants of Pehr Forsskal's "Flora Ageyptiaco-Arabica". Kew: Kew Publishing..
L., Boulos. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Cairo: Al Hadara Publishing..
V., Täckholm. (1974).  Students’ Flora of Egypt, 2nd Ed. Cairo: Cairo University Press..
V., Täckholm., & M. Drar. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science. Cairo: Cairo University Press..