Scientific Name: Delairea odorata
Invasive. Cape Ivy pushes out other plants by "blanketing" over them. It originally came from South Africa and was introduced to the U.S. in the 1850s.
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.