Prostrate perennial, herb. Fl. white-pink, Oct or Dec or Jan to Mar. Grey sand, sandy clay. Sand dunes, lawns.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Lesueur Sandplain, Perth, Recherche.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Busselton, Dandaragan, Esperance.
Alternative Names. Strawberry Clover.
General Biology. Growth form. Herb. Life form. Perennial. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Agricultural activities.
Notes. Has low germination rates in unsuitable environmental conditions.
Additional information. Origin. North Africa, Macronesia, temperate and tropical Asia, Europe. History of use/introduction. Lawn/turf, soil improver, forage. Similar exotic species. Trifolium species.
Suggested method of management and control. Spot spray with 1% glyphosate before flowering. Otherwise spot spray Lontrel® 3 ml/10 L (150 ml/ha) up to 6 leaf stage. 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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