|Scientific name:||Senecio glastifolius L. f.|
Native to South Africa. Grows in disturbed sites and agricultural lands. Occurs naturally in shrubland and near waterways. More often found in open, wet areas in its native range. In New Zealand, frequently grows on hillsides, coastal dunes and disturbed areas such as roadsides. In Australia, occurs through jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata), blackbutt (Eucalyptus piularis) and marri (Corymbia haematoxylon) woodlands, and in Allocasuarina open woodlands within Albany, Western Australia (CRC for Australian Weed Management 2003).