Erect slender annual, grass-like or herb, 1 m high. Fl. green, Oct to Nov. Sandy soils. Swamps.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Augusta Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Busselton, Harvey, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Kwinana, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Plantagenet, Rockingham, Swan, Wagin, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur.
General Biology. Growth form. Grass. Life form. Annual, caespitose. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Mammals. Photosynthetic Pathway. C3.
Notes. Has staggered germination.
Additional information. Origin. South Africa. Similar exotic species. Holcus mollis.
Suggested method of management and control. Remove isolated plants before they set seed. Spray glyphosate 0.5%. 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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