Nature conservation

Threatened species

Woolly Ragwort - profile

Indicative distribution

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The areas shown in pink and/purple are the sub-regions where the species or community is known or predicted to occur. They may not occur thoughout the sub-region but may be restricted to certain areas. ( click here to see geographic restrictions). The information presented in this map is only indicative and may contain errors and omissions.
Scientific name: Senecio garlandii
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Profile last updated: 17 Aug 2018


Woolly Ragwort is a many-branched perennial herb or shrub growing to 1.2 m tall. It has woolly stems, and large leaves, which are also woolly below, to 15 cm long and 8 cm wide, with toothed edges. The leaves are stalkless and clasp the stem. The numerous small yellow flower-heads are clustered in sprays.


This daisy is found between Temora, Bethungra and Albury and possibly Burrinjuck near Yass. The largest populations are at The Rock and Mt Tabletop (and surrounds). There is a single population in Victoria at Chiltern.

Habitat and ecology

  • Woolly Ragwort occurs on sheltered slopes of rocky outcrops.
  • Flowering occurs in spring.

Regional distribution and habitat

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Information sources

IBRA Bioregion IBRA Subregion Known or predicted Geographic restrictions region
NSW South Western SlopesInland Slopes Known None
NSW South Western SlopesLower Slopes Known None
Other StateVIC Known None
South Eastern HighlandsBondo Predicted None
South Eastern HighlandsMurrumbateman Predicted Within 10 km of Burrinjuck