Erect shrub or tree, 1-6 m high. Fl. green, Jun to Nov. Sandy & loamy soils. Along rivers & creeks, flats.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Cockburn, Cottesloe, Harvey, Melville, Mosman Park, Mundaring, Perth, Rockingham.
General Biology. Growth form. Shrub/Small tree. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Birds, possums, other mammals. Time to first flowering. 2 years. Vegetative regeneration strategy. Resprouts from base, can produce root suckers. Seedbank persistence. Soil, long, 5+ years. Fire response. Resprouts following fire.
Additional information. Origin. Mediterranean. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.
Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull seedlings and dig out small plants (<50 cm tall). Cut and paint base with 50% glyphosate or try basal bark application of 250 ml Access® in 15 L of diesel to basal 50 cm of trunk. 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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