Cotton Groundsel
Seed Head
Variable Groundsel
Plant in flower
Variable Groundsel (Senecio spanomerus)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Daisies
Order: Daisies (Asterales)
Family: Daisy (Asteraceae)
Species: Variable Groundsel (Senecio spanomerus)
This Photo:     Plant in bud
Synonym: Senecio lautus

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
A luscious green bush with bright yellow flowers.
Succulent, green leaves.
Generally the leaves lower leaves can be entire and hairy, with higher leaves becoming more lobed and hairless.

Copyright © 2013-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Jul-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.