Is it a native?
Cape Ivy - introduced (*Delairea odorata)
Other names: Ivy Groundsel.
Family: Asteraceae (Daisy family).
Native of South Africa.
Occurrence: Southern Victoria.
- it is a climber (or prostrate)
- it has sprays of yellow daisy-flowers
- the leaves resemble ivy leaves.
Notes: A perennial. It is a noxious weed in some parts of Australia. It is also an environmental weed.
Photos: All. Cape Ivy. Lake Pertobe. Its climbing habit, the ivy-like leaves and yellow daisy flowers make this a distinctive plant.