|Botanical Name||Senecio petasitis|
IdentificationErect perennial shrub up to 2m tall. Large round hairy leaves (up to 200mm). Bunches of yellow daisy flowers July - November. Branches hairy.
HabitatsForest margins and clearings. Garden escape.
Impact to Biota and EcosystemsCan spread in open forest.
Dispersal Routes, Vectors, Infestation SourcesSeeds produced in profusion and wind borne. An escape from cultivation.
Grub out plant.
Tordon 2G granules are very effective.
Small infestations can be easily controlled by hand pulling or Tordon 2G granules.