Is it a native?

Cape Ivy - introduced (*Delairea odorata)

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Other names: Ivy Groundsel.

Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).

Native of South Africa.

Occurrence: Southern Victoria.


Notes: A perennial. It is a noxious weed in some parts of Australia. It is also an environmental weed.

Photos: All. Cape Ivy. Lake Pertobe. Its climbing habit, the ivy-like leaves and yellow daisy flowers make this a distinctive plant.
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