Rosetted, erect annual or biennial, herb, to 0.45 m high. Fl. yellow-orange, Nov to Dec. Lateritic or sandy soils.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Harvey, Kalamunda, Murray, Stirling.
Alternative Names. Roadside Hawk's-beard.
General Biology. Growth form. Herb. Life form. Annual. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Wind.
Notes. Can be biennial. Early growth is enhanced by leaf litter and by neighbouring plants, however in later stages competition can suppress growth and reproduction.
Additional information. Origin. Temperate Asia, Europe.
Suggested method of management and control. Spot spray 1% glyphosate + Pulse® or Lontrel® 10 ml/10 L + Pulse®. 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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