Delairea odorata

Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Asterids Asterales Asteraceae Senecioneae Delairea

Cape Ivy or German Ivy. Formerly called Senecio mikanioides. An invasive from South Africa.

The California Invasive Plants Council considers this an invader with a high rating, meaning a severe ecological impact.

Starts blooming in mid November a couple of weeks after the first rain.

This vine is omnipresent and can smoother and kill trees.

Smothering a tree.



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