Cormous, perennial, herb, 0.18-0.5 m high. Fl. yellow & orange & red & brown, Aug to Oct or Dec. Loam.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bayswater, Capel, Donnybrook-Balingup, Kalamunda, Mundaring, Murray, Swan.
General Biology. Growth form. Geophyte. Life form. Corm. Reproduction. Seed. Fire response. Generally survives fire.
Additional information. Origin. South Africa. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.
Suggested method of management and control. Spot spray metsulfuron methyl 0.2 g/15 L + Pulse® (or 2.5 - 5g/ha + Pulse®). Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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