Senecio wightii is distributed in Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Khasi hills in India. Its presence has been reported in Myanmar and in the Hengduan mountains in south central China.
Senecio wightii is a perennial herb, found in swamps and along a streams, in grasslands of high altitude.

Citation: Rehel, S. 2013. Senecio wightii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 September 2014.