Senecio linearifolius

Senecio linearifolius_Ron Vanderhoff
Photo by Ron Vanderhoff

Common names: fireweed groundsel

Senecio linearifolius (fireweed groundsel) is a herb/subshrub (family Asteraceae) with yellow flowers and narrow leaves found in the south coast ranges of California. It is native to Australia. It favors grasslands and dunes. It spreads via seeds which travel by wind.

Cal-IPC Rating: Watch

Cal-IPC Assessment

Plant Risk Assessment - An evaluation of the potential for a plant to be invasive in California.

Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations

None for this species.

Other Senecio linearifolius Information

  • CalFlora - Distribution information based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.