Shrub, 2-5 m high, leaves silvery blue-green; inflorescence racemose; pods alternately raised either side over seeds. Fl. yellow, Mar to Sep. Yellow/white/grey sand. Jarrah woodland.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Bunbury, Chittering, Coorow, Cranbrook, Dardanup, Denmark, Kojonup, Kondinin, Manjimup, Melville, Murray, Nedlands, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Subiaco, Swan, Victoria Plains, Wanneroo, Wongan-Ballidu, York.
General Biology. Growth form. Shrub. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Water, birds, ants, garden refuse, soil movement. Time to first flowering. 2 years. Vegetative regeneration strategy. Does not resprout or produce root suckers. Seedbank persistence. Soil, long, 5+ years. Fire response. Fire stimulates mass germination of seed and generally kills adult plants.
Additional information. Origin. South Australia (Flinders Ranges). 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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