Senecio glomeratus subsp. longifructus I.Thomps.

Muelleria 19: 148 (2004) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Herbs to 1.5 m high. Upper leaves glabrescent, weakly cobwebby or occasionally moderately cobwebby on lower surface. Involucre 3.0–4.5(–5) mm long; bracts sometimes with an apical purple zone c. 1 mm long, rarely entirely purple; peduncles and bracteoles sparsely to moderately cobwebby at anthesis; bisexual florets 4.5–5.5 mm long; marginal florets 3–4.5 mm long. Cypselas 1.3–2.2 mm long, predominately light to dark brown usually few to several marginal cypselas olivaceous or green; pappus 3.5–5 mm long. Flowers mostly late spring–autumn.

CVU, EGL, GipP, Glep, GGr, HFE, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, OtP, VAlp, VVP, WaP. Also SA, Tas. Grows adjacent to streams and swamps throughout the south and north-east of the state.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2015-09-18
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2017-05-17
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Senecio glomeratus subsp. longifructus in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Senecio glomeratus subsp. longifructus in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Highlands-Far East present native
Victorian Alps present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales