Tree, 2-10 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Sep. Roadsides, creeklines & wasteland.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Boyup Brook, Busselton, Collie, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Harvey, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Manjimup, Murray, Narrogin, Serpentine-Jarrahdale.
General Biology. Growth form. Small tree. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Water, birds, ants, wind, garden refuse, soil movement. Vegetative regeneration strategy. Resprouts. Seedbank persistence. Long, 5+ years. Fire response. Fire stimulates mass germination of soil stored seed. Adult plants can resprout from base following fire.
Additional information. Origin. Eastern Australia. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.
Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull seedlings. Fell mature plants. Young plants may occasionally resprout. Apply 250 ml Access® in 15 L of diesel to basal 50 cm of trunk (basal bark) or cut and paint with 50% glyphosate or drill and fill. Older plants can be ringbarked. 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.