Delairea odorata

Family Asteraceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesCape Ivy, German Ivy, Italian Ivy, Ivy Groundsel, Mile-a-minute, Parlor Ivy
SynonymsSenecio mikanioides Otto ex Walp.; Senecio scandens DC.
Growth formVine/scrambler/climber
Seed dispersal morphologyWing/Achene/Pappus
Maximum height (m)5
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeSouthern Africa
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA, Lord Howe Island
Exotic range (other)North America, Oceania, Pacific Ocean Islands, South America
Habitat types (exotic)Bushland, Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Disturbed areas (including trails), Dry sclerophyll forest, Forest, Grasslands, Heathlands, Roadsides, Wet sclerophyll forest, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Most soil types
Decade of introduction1850

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 3

The area of suitable habitat and the habitat suitability of observations, for this species, are projected to decrease or remain the same under RCP 8.5 2065 compared to current climate suitability.

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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