Prostrate annual, herb, to 0.15 m high. Fl. white, Aug to Nov. White sand, gravel. Gravel pits, roadverges, lawns.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Manjimup, Perth, Rockingham, South Perth, Stirling.
General Biology. Growth form. Herb. Life form. Annual. Reproduction. Seed.
Notes. Has low germination rates in unsuitable environmental conditions.
Additional information. Origin. Macronesia, north Africa, temperate Asia, 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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