Spreading tree, to 7 m high, glaucous, densely hairy phyllodes and flat, wide pods. Fl. yellow, May to Aug. Grey sand, lateritic loam.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Boyup Brook, Bunbury, Carnamah, Chittering, Collie, Gosnells, Manjimup, Murray, Nedlands, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Wandering.
General Biology. Growth form. Shrub/Small tree. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Water, bird, ants, soil movement, garden refuse. Time to first flowering. 2 years. Vegetative regeneration strategy. Does not resprout or produce root suckers. Seedbank persistence. Long, 5+ years. Fire response. Fire stimulates mass germination of soil stored seed and kills adult plants.
Additional information. Origin. Eastern Australia. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.
Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull seedlings. Fell mature plants 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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