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Created 1/15/2014

Family Asteraceae

HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Senecio madagascariensis 



Parker Ranch, Saddle Road, Hawaii
 

FIREWEED

Invasive annual or perennial of upland pastures on Maui and Hawaii.  A serious pest due to it's ability to densely colonize vast areas then dying, leaving it prone to fire.  It is poisonous to livestock.  Native to South Africa.

http://www.hawaiiinvasivespecies.org/pests/fireweed.html