Erect annual, herb, 0.1-0.7 m high. Fl. pink/pink-purple/white, Mar or Jul to Dec. Sand, loam, clay.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Warren, Western Mallee, Western Murchison.
IMCRA Regions: Abrolhos Islands, Central West Coast, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Bunbury, Busselton, Cambridge, Capel, Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Cockburn, Coorow, Corrigin, Cottesloe, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Cunderdin, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dumbleyung, Esperance, Gingin, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Kellerberrin, Kojonup, Kondinin, Lake Grace, Mandurah, Manjimup, Melville, Mingenew, Moora, Morawa, Mount Marshall, Mundaring, Murray, Narembeen, Narrogin, Nedlands, Northam, Northampton, Perth, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Stirling, Subiaco, Swan, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin, Williams, Wongan-Ballidu, Yalgoo, Yilgarn, York.
Alternative Names. Hairy Pink.
General Biology. Growth form. Herb. Life form. Annual. Reproduction. Seed.
Additional information. Origin. Turkey, southeastern and southwestern Europe.
Suggested method of management and control. Remove small and/or isolated plants manually before seed set. 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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