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Senecio angulatus L.f.

Suppl.Pl. 369 (1782)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status

Twining, succulent perennial, herb or climber, to 6 m high. Fl. yellow, Apr to May. Black calcareous sand, grey sand to sandy clay, limestone. Cliff faces, flats, interdunal depressions, near swamps.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 6 October 2004


IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Perth, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Busselton, Cottesloe, Denmark, Jerramungup, Nedlands, Ravensthorpe.

Management Notes (for the Swan NRM Region)

General Biology. Growth form. Vine. Reproduction. Suckers, seeds, stem layering. Dispersal. Wind, water, garden waste, animals. Time to first flowering. 1 year. Vegetative regeneration strategy. suckers.

Notes. Completely smothers ground-flora vegetation and smaller shrubs. Small fragments of stems can root. Intolerant to shade.

Additional information. Origin. South Africa. History of use/introduction. Garden escape. Similar exotic species. Delairea odorata, Senecio tamoides, Senecio macroglossus.

Suggested method of management and control. Try 1% glyphosate or Lontrel® 20 ml/10 L + wetting agent. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.

Management Calendar

Calendar Type Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Comments
Flowering         O Y Y Y O        

Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.



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