Erect or ascending annual, herb, 0.05-0.2(-0.5) m high. Fl. white, Aug to Sep. Sandy or peaty soils. Creek & swamp edges.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bayswater, Busselton, Carnamah, Chittering, Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin, Melville, Mingenew, Mundaring, Nedlands, Northampton, Perth, Quairading, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Stirling, Swan, Victoria Plains, Wanneroo.
General Biology. Growth form. Herb. Life form. Annual. Reproduction. Seed.
Notes. Grows further inland than Dischisma arenarium, on sandy or peaty soils. Germination of seed is stimulated by smoke and is generally higher in darkness.
Additional information. Similar exotic species. Dischisma arenarium.
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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