|Botanical Name||Oxylobium lanceolatum|
IdentificationSilvery tall shrub, often not branching much, twigs angular with dense coverage of silky hair. Oval leaves tend to be upright. Conspicuous orange-yellow flower spikes with reddish markings, Nov. Pod half-moon shaped with 6-8 dull reddish black seeds.
HabitatsWaste places, shrubland and sandy coastal sites. Uncommon.
Impact to Biota and EcosystemsCan form dense stands, but long-term impact probably not known.
Dispersal Routes, Vectors, Infestation SourcesDispersed by seed. Fire creates a good seed bed.
Trial Glyphosate, Metsulfuron or some other brushkiller. Report the results.