Evergreen, much-branched shrub < 4 m tall. Stems are ribbed and mealy when young, becoming smooth with age. Leaves are oblong, apetiolate, toothed and alternate. Flowers are small, cream and borne in terminal flowerheads February – May. Achenes bear pappus.
To help protect our environment:
Rock crevices, open and dry hillside, pastures, wasteland.
Seeds dispersed by wind and water.
Reduces livestock movement and pasture productivity. Potential to suppress native species in rocky outcrops, wetlands and other habitats.
Follow up treated areas 3 times per year. Maintaining good pasture cover will suppress an infestation.
CAUTION: When using any herbicide or pesticide please read the label thoroughly to ensure that all instructions and safety requirements are followed.