Senecio quadridentatus, weeds, Western Australia
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INTRODUCED plants have provided most of our weed problems. Cape tulip, double gee and soursob come from South Africa, Saffron thistle, Paterson's curse, wild turnip and wild radish from Europe, mesquite from the southern United States and Bathurst burr from South America.
The relatively few native plants which have become troublesome weeds include Afghan thistle and Sarsaparilla.
Meadly, G R W
"Cotton fireweed : a native weed menace,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 2
, Article 19.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol2/iss9/19