Taxon  Report   9623 
Delairea odorata  Lem.
Cape ivy
Delairea odorata
© 2012 David Wolfson
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Delairea odorata
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Delairea odorata
© E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan 2007 California Academy of Sciences
Delairea odorata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Delairea odorata
© 2002 Tony Morosco
Genus: Delairea
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Senecio mikanioides
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2016).

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