|Botanical Name||Senecio petasitis|
DescriptionErect perennial shrub up to 2m tall. Large round hairy leaves (up to 200mm). Bunches of yellow daisy flowers July - November. Branches hairy.
Where is it found?Forest margins and clearings. Garden escape.
Why is it a problem?Can spread in open forest.
How does it spread?Seeds produced in profusion and wind borne. An escape from cultivation.
How do I get rid of it?
Grub out plant.
Tordon 2G granules are very effective.
Small infestations can be easily controlled by hand pulling or Tordon 2G granules.