Herb. Fl. white, May to Jun. Roadsides.
General Biology. Growth form. Geophyte. Life form. Annually renewed bulb. Fire response. Generally survives fire.
Additional information. Origin. South Africa. Similar exotic species. Oxalis purpurea.
Suggested method of management and control. Spot spray metsulfuron methyl 0.2 g/15 L + Pulse®, or 1% glyphosate. Physical removal can result in spread of bulbils. Apply at bulb exhaustion, generally just on flowering. 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.