Tree, to 25(-40) m high, bark fibrous or flaky-fibrous. Growing around the edges of winter-wet swamps.
General Biology. Growth form. Tree. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Wind. Vegetative regeneration strategy. Resprouts from lignotuber and epicormic buds. Woody structure. diffuse porous. Seedbank persistence. Short, days-1 year. Fire response. Will resprout from epicormic buds and lignotuber following fire. Prolific germination of seed will also follow fire.
Additional information. Origin. South eastern Australia. History of use/introduction. Garden escape, restoration plantings.
Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull or dig out seedlings ensuring removal of all roots. Try cut and paint or inject root crown using 50% glyphosate. Foliar spray regrowth with 1.5% glyphosate. 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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