|Botanical Name||Racosperma verticillatum|
|Origin||SE Australia, Tasmania|
IdentificationA small shrubby tree with sharply pointed phyllodes (false leaves). Flowers are pale yellow, September, October, numerous.
HabitatsSpreads away from old gardens, moving along road margins and open banks.
Impact to Biota and EcosystemsRapidly occupies vacant space on road edges, or forest edge work sites. Crowds out native plants which should be regenerating in these locations.
Dispersal Routes, Vectors, Infestation SourcesSeeds itself rapidly away form old house gardens, farms or similar.
Grub out seedlings.
Early recognition of plants and destruction of seed sources will prevent infestations in new districts.