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Cotton Fireweed - native (Senecio quadridentatus)

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Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).

Native of Australia (all States).

Occurrence: A widespread plant and grows in a variety of habitats. It may be abundant after fire.


Cotton Fireweed is a variable species. The plant is toxic to stock.

Photos 1: Dried specimen. Harcourt North.
2. Cotton Fireweed. Mt Beckwith
3: Flowers. Mt Alexander.