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Plant Form: Annual or perennial herb.
Size: 10-70 cm tall.
Stem: Thin, green, branches further up.
Leaves: Bright green, fleshy, narrow, alternate along stems, highly variable edges.
Flowers: Small, yellow, daisy-like 1-2 cm diameter. Up to 15 petals. Clusters at the end of branches.
Fruit and Seeds: Very small seeds, 1-3 mm long, cylindrical.
Habitat: Roadsides, pasture, open forest, bare ground.
Distinguishing Features: Extremely similar to several native Senecio species. The best way to distinguish is by 13-15 petal count and fibrous root system.