Deciduous tree < 15 m tall. Bark is fissured. Leaves are toothed and oblong. Buds and young leaves are slightly sticky with resinous gum. Male catkins are borne in clusters. Female catkins are also borne in clusters, and they mature to cones and persist on the tree following dehiscence.
To help protect our environment, from 1 September 2022, you:
Wetlands, riparian areas, open and disturbed areas, damp ground.
Seed dispersed by wind and water. Vegetative spread from suckers.
Restructures riparian and wetland plant communities. Nitrogen fixer. Leaf litter in waterways can alter oxygen and nitrogen levels and affect stream invertebrate communities. Dense stands may restrict access to waterways. Pollen may be allergenic.
Always treat standing plants, do not cut down as all stems will regrow. Allow to fully die before felling if required.
CAUTION: When using any herbicide or pesticide please read the label thoroughly to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.