|Botanical Name||Oxylobium lanceolatum|
DescriptionSilvery 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.
Where is it found?Waste places, shrubland and sandy coastal sites. Uncommon.
Why is it a problem?Can form dense stands, but long-term impact probably not known.
How does it spread?Dispersed by seed. Fire creates a good seed bed.
How do I get rid of it?
Trial Glyphosate, Metsulfuron or some other brushkiller. Report the results.