Erect or decumbent annual, herb, 0.05-0.5 m high. Fl. pink, Nov to Dec. Brown clay or loam, sandy clay, granite. Roadsides, wastelands, cultivated areas.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Capel, Dardanup, Denmark, Harvey, Kalamunda, Murray, Nannup, Waroona.
General Biology. Growth form. Herb. Life form. Annual. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Agricultural activities.
Notes. Has low germination rates in unsuitable environmental conditions.
Additional information. Origin. Macronesia, north Africa, temperate Asia, southern Europe. 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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