Senecio inaequidens

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaAsteraceaeSenecioSenecio inaequidens


A perennial herb with a woody base, naturalised in a few localities such as a sandy beach in E. Kent and by the River Tweed (Roxburghs.). Elsewhere, it is a casual on arable and waste ground, arising from wool shoddy. Lowland.



World Distribution

Native of S. Africa; widely naturalised in Europe.

Distribution information

JNCC Designations


External Species Accounts

PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Atlas text references

Burton RM
1979.  Two species of Senecio L. from E. Kent. Watsonia. 12:392. Meusel H, Jäger EJ
1992.  Vergleichende Chorologie der zentraleuropäischen Flora. Volume 3. 2 vols.