Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Cross, Tallering, Western Mallee, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Bruce Rock, Carnamah, Coolgardie, Coorow, Cue, Dalwallinu, Dandaragan, Dundas, Esperance, Gingin, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Joondalup, Kent, Kondinin, Koorda, Kulin, Lake Grace, Menzies, Merredin, Moora, Mukinbudin, Murchison, Northam, Perenjori, Shark Bay, Toodyay, Trayning, Wanneroo, Westonia, Wickepin, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.
Alternative Names. Annual Pentaschistis.
General Biology. Growth form. Grass. Life form. Annual, caespitose. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Wind. Photosynthetic Pathway. C3.
Notes. Adapted to temperate, mesic climates in open habitats.
Additional information. Origin. South Africa. History of use/introduction. Pasture in rangelands, soil stabilisation.
Suggested method of management and control. Prevent seed set. Try low rates of glyphosate otherwise grass-slective herbicide when actively growing. 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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