A row of over 20 seedlings of Senecio quadridentatus growing in a crack on the roadside edge of the footpath.
Groundsel and Echium candicans establishing on leaf litter accumulating on top of the asphalt along the edge of the footpath. They'll get cleaned up before too long, but the groundsel has already managed to seed.
Still struggling amongst the thick Veldt grass.
Senecio /sɨˈniːʃi.oʊ/ is a genus of the daisy family (Asteraceae) that includes ragworts and groundsels. The flower heads are normally rayed, completely yellow, and the heads are borne in branched clusters. Senecio is one of the largest genera of flowering plants, and despite the separation of many species into other genera it still contains c. 1250 species of varied form, including leaf, stem and tuber succulents, annuals, perennials, aquatics, climbers, shrubs and small trees. Some species produce...