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Not as common locally as English ivy (Hedera helix) but none-the-less German ivy is readily found on waste ground - once it gets away it can smother shrubs & small trees.
Delairea is a plant genus within the family Asteraceae. It is classified within tribe Senecioneae. It contains only one species, Delairea odorata, which was previously included in the genus Senecio as Senecio mikanioides, and is known as cape ivy in some parts of the world and German ivy in others.