|Botanical Name||Racosperma verticillatum|
|Origin||SE Australia, Tasmania|
DescriptionA small shrubby tree with sharply pointed phyllodes (false leaves). Flowers are pale yellow, September, October, numerous.
Where is it found?Spreads away from old gardens, moving along road margins and open banks.
Why is it a problem?Rapidly occupies vacant space on road edges, or forest edge work sites. Crowds out native plants which should be regenerating in these locations.
How does it spread?Seeds itself rapidly away form old house gardens, farms or similar.
How do I get rid of it?
Grub out seedlings.
Early recognition of plants and destruction of seed sources will prevent infestations in new districts.