Seeds of South Australia
Senecio squarrosus (Compositae)
Leafy Fireweed
List of species for Senecio
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Herbarium regions:
Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
IBRA regions
Mount Gambier (SVP02)Southern Volcanic Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)
Bridgewater (NCP01)Naracoorte Coastal Plain
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))
Glenelg Plain (NCP02) 
 Near Threatened
Lucindale (NCP03) 
 Least Concern
Tintinara (NCP04) 
 Least Concern
Fleurieu (KAN02)Kanmantoo
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(ii))   (Probable Decline)   [declined due to weeds; likes good soils]
Mount Lofty Ranges (FLB01)Flinders Lofty Block
 Rare   (IUCN: RA ab)   (Definite Decline)   [declined due to weeds; likes good soils]
Murray Lakes and Coorong (MDD03)Murray Darling Depression
 Data Deficient   [old record]
Lowan Mallee (MDD04) 
 Rare   (IUCN: RA d(i,ii))   (Probable Decline)   [edge of range; need wetter conditions]
Wimmera (MDD05) 
 Data Deficient   [imprecise record]
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Senecio]
Seeds stored:
LocationNo. of seeds
(weight grams)
Number
of plants
Date
collected
Collection number
Collection location
Date
stored
% ViabilityStorage
temperature
BGA10400 (3.96 g)5013-Nov-2007RJB75557
Murray
19-Sep-2008100%-18°C
BGA8100 (2.49 g)503-Dec-2007RJB76055
Southern Lofty
19-Sep-2008100%-18°C
Location: BGA — the seeds are stored at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, MSB — the seeds are stored at the Millennium Seed Bank, Kew, England.
Number of plants: This is the number of plants from which the seeds were collected.
Collection location: The Herbarium of South Australia's region name.
% Viability: Percentage of filled healthy seeds determined by a cut test or x-ray.