Senecio minimus

Common name: 

Shrubby Fireweed

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Murray Mallee, Lowan Mallee, Wimmera, Riverina (CDEHJKNPRSTVWXYZ) also WA, SA, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Damp forest and tea-tree heath1

Flower description:

Yellow2

Habit:

Erect annual herb to 120 cm high

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has parallel ridges along dark stems. Its leaves are not deeply lobed1

Images:
Image of Senecio minimus
Image of Senecio minimus
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria