Prostrate or decumbent annual, herb, 0.03-0.2 m high. Fl. white, Aug to Nov. White or grey calcareous sand. Coastal areas, sand dunes, track edges.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, Shark Bay, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Busselton, Cambridge, Capel, Cockburn, Dandaragan, Denmark, Esperance, Fremantle, Gingin, Harvey, Irwin, Kwinana, Mandurah, Manjimup, Nannup, Northampton, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Shark Bay, Stirling, Wanneroo, Waroona.
General Biology. Growth form. Herb. Life form. Annual. Reproduction. Seed.
Notes. Prefers calcareous sandy soils.
Additional information. Similar exotic species. Dischisma capitatum.
Suggested method of management and control. Spot spray 0.2% glyphosate. 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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