Senecio quadridentatus, Weed control, Western Australia
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Cotton Fireweed (Erechtites quadridentata) is native to Western Australia and was first collected by Drummond before 1850. In its natural habitat it is quite insignificant and passes unnoticed.
Cotton fireweed, a native perennial plant, has become a serious weed in the south coastal districts and is now one of the most widespread weeds in the State.
Pearce, Geoffrey A.
"Progress in the control of cotton fireweed,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 4:
2, Article 3.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol4/iss2/3