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.
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.