Senecio from the Latin 'senex' meaning an old man, referring to the white pappus attached to the seed. Hispidissimus from the Latin 'hispid' meaning covered with stiff hairs or bristles, referring to the covering of coarse hairs on the stems and leaves, which is generally denser than in other species in the group.
Distribution and status
Herbarium regions: Southern Lofty, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern
NRM regions: Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Kangaroo Island, South East
AVH map: SA distribution map (external link)
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1,900 (1.11 g)