Genus Senecio

Group: 

Dicotyledon

Family: 
Genus description: 

Herbs with yellow flowerheads in terminal clusters. Leaves often have auricles (ear-like growths at the base). They germinate quickly following bush-fires.

Senecio biserratus
Common names:
     Jagged Fireweed
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Senecio elegans
Common names:
     Purple Groundsel
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Senecio hispidissimus
Common names:
     Rough Fireweed
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Senecio hispidulus
Common names:
     Rough Fireweed
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Senecio linearifolius
Common names:
     Fireweed Groundsel
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Senecio minimus
Common names:
     Shrubby Fireweed
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Senecio pinnatifolius subsp. lanceolatus
Common names:
     Variable Groundsel
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Senecio velleioides
Common names:
     Forest Groundsel
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