Rosetted perennial, herb, 0.15-0.6 m high. Fl. white-cream-yellow/blue, Jan or Mar to May or Sep to Dec. Disturbed areas.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Bruce Rock, Busselton, Carnamah, Coolgardie, Coorow, Fremantle, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Kulin, Lake Grace, Mandurah, Merredin, Moora, Northam, Pingelly, Ravensthorpe, Toodyay, Wagin, Wanneroo, West Arthur, Wiluna, Wongan-Ballidu, Yilgarn.
Alternative Names. Perennial Sea-lavender, Statice.
General Biology. Growth form. Herb. Life form. Perennial. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Garden refuse, plantings.
Notes. A garden escapee, possibly a cultivar. Widespread on wasteland, roadsides and disturbed vegetation, especially on margins of saline soils.
Additional information. Origin. Europe, western Asia, northern Africa. History of use/introduction. Ornamental, particularly cut flowers.
Suggested method of management and control. Hand remove small infestations. 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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